Diversity Matters Film screening and workshop at CSM

The first Diversity Matters Awareness workshop was introduced at University of the Arts London (UAL); Central Saint Martins (CSM) on the 12th May, following on from the success of DMAW16 last month. The event began with a screening of the short film of interviews of UAL students and staff; "Diversity Matters: :Let's Talk About Race" pt1 (a technical glitch … Continue reading Diversity Matters Film screening and workshop at CSM

Race Equality Champion: Stephen Reid on Promoting Race Equality at UAL

On the 10th May, I had the honour of presenting my short film of interviews with UAL students and staff on diversity, at the Race Champion Forum at University of the Arts London, Holborn site. It was an opportunity to raise awareness and continue the discourse around race matters, after the success of Diversity Matters Awareness … Continue reading Race Equality Champion: Stephen Reid on Promoting Race Equality at UAL

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?”

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?”!

The Library Book Chain: Oona King shares past and present books…

The second link in the Library Book chain, nominated by Idris Elba... Oona King; Baroness King of Bow, a Labour politician and former Chief Diversity Officer of Channel 4, in discussion with BBC’s Nick Higham on two of her chosen books; Vanity Fair by William Thackeray and Bringing Up Bodies by Hilary Mantel. https://youtu.be/AniTD-V2-9g Ooona King … Continue reading The Library Book Chain: Oona King shares past and present books…

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

The Concept of Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt1

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 students and staff what diversity means to them, and how it's reflected in their learning environment? The short film will be … Continue reading The Concept of Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt1

SUARTS interview Kai on student-staff collaboration project: Diversity Matters Awareness Week!

SUARTS tweeted their lasted blog post which features a lengthy interview with Kai; LCC Officer, BA Journalism student, Founder of Diversity Matters platform and co-organiser of #DMAW16! Read the full interview with all the info, dates and links to booking events during Diversity Matters Awarenss Week 18th - 23rd April CLICK HERE Supported by:  UAL, … Continue reading SUARTS interview Kai on student-staff collaboration project: Diversity Matters Awareness Week!

#OccupyUAL: UAL SO White demands are OUT!

As a year anniversary of #OccupyUAL approaches; the student-lead campaign against cuts at UAL (University of the Arts London) which gained phenomenal media attention, #OccupyUAL is once again fighting back, this time taking the lack of diversity in UAL as a headliner with "UAL SO WHITE" campaign. Inspired by the demands of the previous year, Occupy UAL … Continue reading #OccupyUAL: UAL SO White demands are OUT!