Honouring Black History Month in higher education

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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The challenges of textbook access, affordability and creating an inclusive learning environment

Students learning

In the last 10 years, the cost of higher education has increased substantially in many countries. Whilst institutions are doing more to widen access and create a culture of diversity and inclusion by breaking down barriers to education, affordability is still a considerable challenge recognised by university applicants and current students, with many affected by

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Do you know why February is LGBTQ+ History Month?

Fear not, we’ll tell you! LGBTQ+ History Month was first observed in the US in 1994 and made its way across the Atlantic to the UK in 2005.  It is a month-long celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements to raise awareness

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