Tag : Equality and Diversity

Leeds Launch BME Conference

9 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

Exec-tly What We Need

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Student Exec are elected every year to represent your views and improve your student experience Jack Palmer – Union Affairs What is your role? My role is to chair our Board of Trustees and ensure that our money is being well spent in our building and services. I also work … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Awards for Accessibility

2 years ago / 0 comments

Alphonse is running for Equality and Diversity Officer, here are his views on how we can encourage and reward societies who focus on improving their accessibility. “Don’t worry, you don’t have to participate”. I hadn’t asked to be spared the group work he’d just assigned. If anything, I was eager – … Read More

University lecturers set for ‘gender training’

4 years ago / 0 comments

Lecturers will be trained in gender sensitivity to raise awareness of language choices when referring to the terms ‘gender’ and ‘sex’. The motion was voted in by a panel of student representatives at a Better University Forum, and aims to tackle the problem of ‘rights and recognition’ for students who … Read More

Nudity ban rejected in Union Forum battle

6 years ago / 0 comments

An attempt to ban nudity on campus has failed. Meenakshi Sarkar proposed banning “advertisement in [the] Union or campus with nude/explicit photos of students”.  Three Better Union forum members voted in favour, and nine against. In her proposal, Ms Sarkar singled out ‘nude’ posters used in the Union leadership elections … Read More

LUU Leadership Race 2013

6 years ago / 0 comments

Update @ 17:40 – The live blog is now over, full concise coverage of the debate is now available online here. Or re-live the live blog below. Thanks to LSTV for their video stream. With the 2013 campaign week fast approaching, it’s that time of year when you get to question … Read More