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School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

News and events supporting and promoting equality, diversity and respect at the School of Divinity, New College, University of Edinburgh

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The University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has launched its annual Colleague Recognition Awards for staff in the College. They include an award for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion award is given to an individual or group who makes an outstanding contribution to progressing equality, inclusion and diversity […]

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is responsible for providing strategic direction for the implementation of the College vision on equality, diversity and inclusion. Chair: Rowena Arshad Remit and Action Plan The Committee met for the first time 28 October and is in the process of finalising its remit. […]

Thursday 21 November 2019, 10.00 – 12.30 hours, Room 5.04, Charteris Land (Moray House) Are you passionate about sharing your subject area with young people? Do you already undertake (or wish to begin) outreach with pupils from widening participation (WP) backgrounds? Do you want to learn new techniques to engage with school-aged learners? This workshop, […]

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is organising a series of workshops, hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) Cultural Heritage 6 December 2019, 0930-1230 hours What role does the past play in the present? How do we, in the present, exercise sovereignty over the past, and operationalise it […]

November is a month of celebration of the individuals and evens that have shaped disabled communities. It also provides space for disabled students to explore and articulate their own experiences , and a focus for the whole University community to discuss and address the on-going challenges facing disabled communities in Britain and around the world. […]

The Consent Collective are back at the University of Edinburgh for another year for workshops, discussions and other events. They will host a screening of the 2018 documentary ‘Roll Red Roll‘ on October 22 and their ‘#MeToo Surviving University‘ workshop on October 23. Sign up for these events now. Every student and member of staff […]

It’s Black History Month and the University of Edinburgh is holding numerous events to celebrate black heritage. Examples include a brunch for black students and staff, and a screening and discussion of the fact-based drama series ‘When they see us.’ See what’s on Diversity at the University The University of Edinburgh is dedicated to celebrating […]

The University of Edinburgh is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. Participation in the Stonewall Workplace Index is one demonstration of that commitment and is a means of assessing our progress relating to the impact of organisational practice on LGBT+ staff. As part of our submission, Stonewall ask the University to circulate their staff […]

All members of staff have been invited to attend the University Senate’s discussion on ‘Support for Early Career Researchers’ at its meeting: Wednesday 2nd October from 2-4pm Lecture Theatre G.03, 50 George Square Speakers will present an overview of issues facing research staff, and a summary of some of the support available. Senate will also […]

The School will be having Mental Health training for all Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers on Wednesday, 9 October from 2-5pm, in the Senate Room. Senior Personal Tutor Dr Alex Chow says, “This is a highly subscribed training session. It can be particularly helpful to talk through various mental health matters that can come […]


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