"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?”!
We're pleased to announce The Voice Newspaper - Britain's leading Black newspaper is supporting Diversity Matters Awareness Week at University of the Arts London! #DMAW16 Get news, views, business, sports, entertainment, competitions and special features on matters relating to the African and Caribbean community in the UK on the go - direct from your phone with … Continue reading Get the Voice+ App during Diversity Matters Awareness Week! #DMAW16
Andy Ayo Akinwolere has one of those familiar faces... The sort of friendly face that wouldn't occur to you that it's probably from TV that you know them from - and not real life! Thankfully the charismatic TV presenter, perhaps most known for his contribution to Blue Peter, is someone I've been fortunate to meet … Continue reading Andy Ayo Akinwolere – A Traveller at Heart at Arts London
The the past seven years has seen Shades of Noir play an influential role in the actions being implemented by University of the Arts London to tackle the issue attainment at UAL; differential degree between White Home students, Black and Minority Ethnic Home students and students who pay fees at the overseas rate. Diversity Matters Awareness Week is the brain … Continue reading Shades of Noir support Diversity Matters Awareness Week!
we're honoured to welcome Fred Kuwornu to London College of Communication on the 18th April 2016 to screen extracts of his latest film "BLAXPLOITALIAN: 100 Years of Blackness In The Italian Cinema"
The concept of diversity continues to escalate in the education and works fields, yet there's still little evidence that race-matters are being tackled in the discourse. **"Let's Talk About Race" will address some of the issues and concerns of BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) students and staff. Please join us for Diversity Matters Awareness Week 2016 which focuses on race matters … Continue reading Diversity Matters Awareness Week e-invites// 18.04.16 – 23.04.16
This presentation by Black History Walks provided the names and achievements of those Black people born or resident in the UK that fought against British racism over the last 400 years
We kicked off last week on a positive note on “transforming our thinking” to produce the best reality for ourselves possible. Our guest speaker Franz De Paula from Mexico, joined us at London College of Communication to give a presentation of his phenomenal hand-illustrated book, Mentalmorfosis. Here's a video filmed at The Library, where Kai … Continue reading Diversity and the Media: Mentalmorfosis “transforming our thinking”
We were very honoured to have British-Iranian photographer and visual artist Sara Shamsavarigive an interactive discussion on “Art Identity and Transformation” at London College of Communication on Wednesday 28th October. The evening which showcased a variety of her works, from earlier years such as Beauty Untold first produced in 2002, to some of Sara’s latest … Continue reading Diversity and the Media: Art Identity and Transformation
UAL ACS hosted another "Diversity and the Media" panel discussion, this time asking - "Where's the 'black' in British Music"! Words by Maya Ladwa for Artefact magazine. Photos by Kai Lutterodt There was a time when the charts were full of British black music, be it pop, garage, grime or even soul – the ubiquitous … Continue reading Diversity and the Media: WHERE’s THE ‘BLACK’ IN BRITISH MUSIC?