Tag : BME

Leeds Launch BME Conference

7 months ago / 0 comments

Following the BME Leadership Conference last Wednesday, The Gryphon Features explores the lack of Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities in leadership and academia roles at the University of Leeds, the Union and further afield. According to LUU, only sixteen percent of home and EU students at Leeds are of … Read More

University of Leeds considering introducing module on Black British History

1 year ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds is considering developing a Black British History module, believed to be the first of its kind at a Russell Group university in the United Kingdom. If the module does go ahead, it could be available to students in the School of History within the next few academic years. Students … Read More

Every Single Word: the Representation of Minorities On-Screen

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the media, there is a distinct lack of coverage of and appreciation for Black Minority Ethnic individuals who positively contribute to our society. The Gryphon explores the underrepresentation of BME individuals in the media today. Each year, The Guardian put together the Media Guardian 100: a list designed to … Read More

Only 9% of University Staff of BME Background

3 years ago / 0 comments

Recent statistics obtained by The Gryphon have shown that in the 2014-15 academic year Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) individuals made up 9% of academic staff across the faculties, with ethnic whites making up 71%. The faculty of Engineering showed the greatest diversity in its staff members, with 15% BME, … Read More