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?”
Since its very first inauguration tweet just over 3 weeks ago with the hashtag #UALSoWhite; the campaign calling out UAL's lack of diversity/"liberation" and blatant discrimination, has gained momentum alongside tremendous support from students and staff alike. In the second #UALSoWhite meeting held yesterday, NUS Black Students' Campaign (NUS BSC) Officer, Malia Bouatti joined student activists demanding recognition for … Continue reading UAL So White Momentum: Discussing BAME Attainment, Retainment and Institutional racism in Academia // NUS BSC Officer
"Diversity Matters Awareness Week: Let's Talk About Race" is an opportunity to tackle issues around the lack of diversity in the education and work environments, relating to specifically to race matters! https://youtu.be/sNp6DjScnzs We're making a short film asking students and staff at UAL "what does diversity mean to you, and how is it reflected in … Continue reading Diversity Matters in UAL! Your Arts – Your Voice video trailer
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
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!