Shades of Noir “what is diversity?” – DMAW16 ‘Why Does Race Matter In The Learnign Environment?’ review

Shades of Noir supported "Diversity and the Media: The Black Presence in Contemporary Europe (BLAXPLOITALIAN screening and Q&A)" 18th April, and "Why does race matter in my learning environment?" 21st April panel discussion on the 21st April during Diversity Matters Awareness Week.

Opening Speech from DMAW16 co-organiser at “why does race matter in my learning environment?”

You might have already heard the buzz going around since the heated, at the same time, passionate "why does race matter in my learning environment" panel discussion which took place on the 21st April during Diversity Matters Awareness Week #DMAW16. For all those wanting to re-live the priceless moments of having UAL senior exec representatives; … Continue reading Opening Speech from DMAW16 co-organiser at “why does race matter in my learning environment?”

Diversity Matters Spotlight: CSM “Majority : Minority” campaign lead by Black students!

We caught up with Fine Art Central Saint Martins (CSM) student, Riah Charles, who shared with us the campaign she has started with an ambitious plan to re-shoot the classic CSM "Join Us" video... Using only BAME people! This is in response to CSM's 2015 campaign which barely featured any people of colour!... Could this lack of … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: CSM “Majority : Minority” campaign lead by Black students!

The Voice publish “UALSoWhite” in time for “Why Does Race Matter in the Learning Environment?”!

"DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: The debate continues this week" was yesterday's front page header of The Voice - Britain's Favourite Black Newspaper. It's not by co-incidence that the newspaper was distributed - fresh out of print, for our main panel discussion event "Why does race matter in the learning environment?" during Diversity Matters Awareness Week 18th - 23rd April at University … Continue reading The Voice publish “UALSoWhite” in time for “Why Does Race Matter in the Learning Environment?”!

SUARTS in the Collaboration for Diversity Matters Awareness Week #RaceMatters

We're all about the C and D word - collaboration and diversity! So it makes sense that we've teamed up with University of the Arts London Students Union (SUARTS) who're supporting our campaign to raise awareness on #RaceMatters in UAL! Diversity will mean different things to different people. As part of Diversity Awareness Week (18th-22rd … Continue reading SUARTS in the Collaboration for Diversity Matters Awareness Week #RaceMatters

NUS Black Students’ Campaign “We Are in Full Solidarity with Sabrina Hussain”

*Black students across the UK are being empowered to take action to be 'the change they want to see', knowing full well that change isn't going just be handed to them on a plate. The continued frustrations faced has led to an uprise in Black student activism, resulting in an emerging visual Black presence in Students' Unions across … Continue reading NUS Black Students’ Campaign “We Are in Full Solidarity with Sabrina Hussain”

Very powerful word – Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their Learning Environment pt3

Diversity will mean different things to different people. Which is why for Diversity Matters Awareness Week we’re concentrating on race matters with our theme “Let’s Talk About Race” 18th – 23rd April! We’ve been asking University of the Arts London (UAL) students and staff what diversity means to them, and how it’s reflected in their learning … Continue reading Very powerful word – Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their Learning Environment pt3