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By Amber Lovell

World Mental Health Day 2022

October 10, 2022

Monday 10th October marks the day internationally recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day with an overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues globally and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.  This year’s theme is making mental health and wellbeing a global priority for all due to the

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By Amber Lovell

Libraries Week – Never Stop Learning

October 4, 2022

October 3rd – October 10th marks Libraries Week in the UK, which is an annual celebration of the best that libraries have to offer. Each year, a different theme is explored to highlight the fantastic work that libraries do support their users and the wider community.  The theme this year is Never Stop Learning, highlighting

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By Amber Lovell

Honouring Black History Month in higher education

September 30, 2022

When I received the email that confirmed my place at university despite less than impressive grades (I literally have two whole A Levels), I couldn’t help but wonder whether my space was awarded on merit or the fact that I ticked the box that said ‘Mixed Black Caribbean’.  Although we’re living in a more progressive

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