Race equality in higher education: what’s it got to do with you?

A conference hosted in partnership with the University of Birmingham, as part of Black History Month 2017.

The aims of the conference are to:

  • increase organisational understanding of issues of race inequality in Higher Education
  • spark debate and conversation about the impact of these issues on staff and students at our organisations
  • set out how the Race Equality Charter can provide a framework for addressing these issues in a structured way
  • engage staff and students with the Charter process

Speakers include:

  • Patrick Johnson (Head of Equality and Diversity, University of Manchester)
  • Tinu Cornish (Training and Learning Advisor, ECU)
  • Melanie Joyner (Director of Student Service, Plymouth University)
  • Race Equality Charter Manager, ECU
  • Adreanna Halliman and Florence Nwude (Student’s Union BME Officers, University of Nottingham)

The conference is open to students and academic and professional staff from the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham and will examine research and good practice as well as enabling staff and students to talk about their experiences.

This event is free to attend, and free transport will be arranged for Nottingham staff.

Advance booking is essential. Book your place here.

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