Addressing Inclusivity, Equality and Diversity in Curricular Practice

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics (PSP) The project had four main strands: 1.cultural/diversity critical awareness and reflection for staff (delivered through pilot workshops); 2. decolonising pedagogical practice (through upcoming curriculum review of reading lists, teaching methods etc); 3.review of marketing materials and practices (to increase BME recruitment; centre…

Summer school for students from low socio-economic backgrounds

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Department of Law and Criminology The first stage of the project was to evaluate the feasibility of running a school based on the Third World Transition Programme (TWTP) at Browns university in the US and then run a summer school for sixth form pupils in June 2018 in partnership…

Enhancing sense of students belonging

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Department of Law and Criminology (DLC) The aim of this project is to overcome barriers in relation to students experiencing a sense of ‘belonging’ at university, via a programme of activities including: Bespoke ‘meet and greet’/networking event for all students who identify as BAME; recruitment session for ambassadors/reps/buddies/…

Juliet Ellis, A Case Study – Role model for BME filmmakers

Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Department of Media Arts & Communication (MAC) The aim of this project was to support young people to access filmmaking courses in order to diversify the student body – which in turn can impact on retention and success. A short film documentary was made which portrays Sheffield based…