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“A person can only grow as much as his horizon allows.” – John Powell

Hello all, Almost a year ago I sat down with Clare in the refectory, leg jigging, terrified of being refused and terrified in equal measure of being accepted. Now I sit calmly at my desk, balancing workloads and…

Lecturing is a Superb Job for Learning

My name is Andrew Lansley and I am a Senior Lecturer in Music and Audio within the School of Media at the University of Gloucestershire. I think it’s a great privilege that our Equality and Diversity Manager has asked me…

Mental Health – What does it mean for you?

I had never really given mental health a thought growing up. I hadn’t considered how it was for the person dealing with the illness and how it affects them daily and for the future. I hadn’t thought about…

Mental Health Matters

Hello! As part of my role as Equality and Diversity Intern I was given the chance to get involved with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter. The University is working hard to create a more inclusive environment, and the Charter contributes towards…

Courage is the foundation of integrity. Mark Twain

Hello I hope that you have had a good week. I guess for most of us it has been our first full week back, and what a week it was: A Cabinet reshuffle; North Korea agreeing to send…

“Looking back so the view looking forward is even clearer”

Hi and welcome to this, our last blog of 2017. Given that we’ve come to the end of another year, I thought it might be useful to reflect on the progress that we have made. Reflection is a…

Diversity is one thing we all have in common.

Hello and welcome to this week’s post. We’ve featured our “Challenge for Change Project” over the last couple of weeks. This week we take a look at the University’s current equality objectives and other key priorities for 2017/18….