New event: New Beings and Culture Shift webinar: Racial Inequality

Racial inequality is pervasive within specific places and institutions. This webinar with New Beings looks as individual racism vs systemic and structural racism and how different components of each interlink. The webinar is being held on Friday 11th September 2020 13:00 – 14:00 BST and is facilitated by Culture Shift whose real-time reporting solution empowers organisations to…

Continuing Professional Development Sessions

We are hosting a series of online workshops which are a call to action as they create a space to have conversations about race and changing cultures which  NUS/UUK report identifies as one of the five key steps to closing the gap. Drawing on a range of sources including existing literature, sector practice and work…

ECI initiatives towards improving the departmental awarding gap

Previous DECI projects that were working towards understanding and narrowing the degree awarding gap in HE informed current departmental initiatives. As the main recommendation of gathered minoritised DECI student voice centred around the “lack of (cultural and racial) awareness around privilege and unconscious bias”, an event on departmental level that would address such issues collaboratively…

Big events hosted by the ‘Narrowing the Gaps’ project team so far this year

Guest blog post by Sehrish Tahir, Graduate Intern in Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion Decolonising the University Symposium The ‘Decolonising the University Symposium’ was held on 31st May 2019 at Hallam View, Sheffield Hallam University. It was part of initiatives of the Narrowing-the-Gaps team towards addressing the degree awarding gap. The day was initiated…