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Inviting all students and staff

Diversity Week 2018: 12-16 February

The Equality and Diversity Office in conjunction with the Students Association will be hosting week long events on campus celebrating diiferent cultures, lifestyles and faith and belief perspectives.

The Diversity Week has been held since 2015 and is a major feature of student led activities at the University.

We invite current and former students and staff to submit suggestions for events and/ or to volunteer in hosting these. There is a small budget available to support events. Please contact the Equality and Diversity Manager/ Office: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

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 Recent events

International Women’s Day Event:

Be Bold for Change – Friday 17 March: 12pm-2pm

Explore strategies for building a gender-equal society, with an opportunity to hear about progress on some innovative gender-equality projects underway at Strathclyde.

For information, visit the event website.

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Japan@Strathclyde workshops - April 2017

Venue: University of Strathclyde Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, 50 Graham Street, G1 1QE

Time: 2 to 4pm

Free and open to all

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Wednesday 19 April

'Inclusive Glasgow, Inclusive Scotland'

Scottish approach for making society inclusive is examined with the screening of two documentaries:

'Our Scotland: A Japanese perspective' (2013, 34 mins): How are strangers treated at a ceilidh? 

'Equality and Equity at Scottish School - Andrew Robson' (2017, 26 mins): Andrew Robson, Deputy Head Teacher, Hillhead Primary, Glasgow, talks about 'equity' approach of trying to meet every child's needs at school. 

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Wednesday 26 April

'Inter-cultural Understanding'

Is it easy to understand each other across cultures? This question is examined with the screening of three documentaries:

'Japanese isn't English' (2016, 15 mins) Native speakers of Japanese are likely to understand English sounds in relation to Japanese sounds, although these two are different. 

'Hope - Rev Dr Norman Shanks'(2016, 20 mins): 'Hope' seems an easy concept, but the former Leader of Iona Community talks about its meaning with reference to Christianity, T.S. Eliot's poem, and Pandora's box.   

'Christianity is about relationship, hope - Rev Bruce Keeble' (2015, 26 mins): He was a prisoner of war at Japanese camps in China during WWII. When he came to Glasgow as a Minister, he met Japanese. How has he overcome his wartime experience?    

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LGBT+ History Month - February 2017

LGBT+ History Month promotes and celebrates equality and diversity.  

The Strathclyde LGBT Society is holding a series of events to raise awareness and educate on matters that affect the LGBT+ community. From panel discussion, film screening to hosting an exhibition.

All students and staff are welcome.

 

 

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Diversity Week 2017: 20-24 February

The Equality and Diversity Office in conjunction with the Students Association will be hosting week long events celebrating diiferent cultures, lifestyles and faith and belief perspectives.

We welcome current and former students, staff and friends.

Download the full Diversity Week 2017 programme

Information on individual events is also available on Facebook. 

The Diversity Week is sponsored by the University’s Alumni Fund.

 



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events

Below is a list of previous equality events - which provide useful resources and reference material from those events.

Invitation to festive holiday meal

All Strathclyde students staying in the Halls over the Christmas holidays are warmly invited to a festive holiday event. There’ll be quizzes, a meal and an opportunity to make new friends.

Date: Thursday 29 December 2016

Time: 5pm-8pm

Venue: Aroma Café, Lord Todd building

The event is FREE but you need to register on the Eventbrite page.

Please click here.

If you have any musical instrument such as a drum, flute, guitar etc and are willing to play on the day please bring these with you. Please also bring any national flags you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you.

The event is supported by the University Equality and Diversity Office, Chaplaincy Centre, Students Association, Mature Students Association and the Muslim Students Association.

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Wednesday 16 November 2016

Time: 6pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Scottish Jewish Archives Centre, Glasgow

Misrepresented and Misunderstood?
Religion, Belief and the Media 

People of any faith or belief background are invited to explore together media depictions of Atheism, Islam and Judaism and, in doing so, grow in their understanding of each other and of the impact the media can have on community relations.

This event will follow the basic format of a popular method of interfaith dialogue known as Scriptural Reasoning where equal time is spent exploring scriptural texts from different traditions on a common theme.

Participants are invited to arrive at 6pm when light refreshments will be served. The programme will begin at 6.30pm.

Registration is via Eventbrite - click here to register.

Please note this is an Interfaith Glasgow event.

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

Time: 14.00pm-16.00pm 

Origami workshop

An opportunity to meet and make new friends and discuss contemporary issues whilst making Japanese paper art. 

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE 

Refreshments provided.

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Black History Month 2016

The Black History Month is celebrated annually in October throughout the UK.

It was first held in 1987. Read more about Black History Month

Down load the 2016 events booklet Black History Month 2016

Date

Time

Event

Black History Month Events

Tuesday

4 October

15.00pm -16.00pm

Dr Robbie Shilliam, Queen Mary University London

Haitian Revolution and the First Black Republic

Venue: Vertigo, University of Strathclyde Students Association

90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH

For More Info: www.strathstudents.com

Black Agency and Resistance in American History: Four Case Studies of Slavery, Warfare, Medicine and Presidential Politics

The labour and sacrifice of African Americans was crucial in the establishment and growth of the United States and the long African American civil rights movement. By using case studies from slavery, war, medicine and presidential politics, we will explore the agency of African Americans and their strategies of resistance and invite international comparisons.

Wednesday

5 October 

12.30pm - 13.30pm

DrJanetGreenlees(Slavery)

Venue:University of Strathclyde, Room 208J, Chaplaincy Centre Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

Wednesday

12October

12.30pm - 13.30pm

DrMarkEllis(Warfare)

 Venue:University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

Wednesday

19October

 

12.30pm - 13.30pm

Dr StephenMawdsley(Medicine)

 

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

Wednesday

26October

 

12.30pm - 13.30pm

DrMark McLay(Presidential Politics)

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

12 October

14.00pm-16.00pm

Inclusive Glasgow, Inclusive Scotland

Japan Desk Scotland’s two documentaries will be shown and followed by discussion. ‘Our Scotland: a Japanese perspective’ looks at inclusive aspects of Scottish society, while ‘The bird, the tree, the bell and the fish of Glasgowsees a kind of freedom presented by the enigmatic rhyme associated with Glasgow’s coat of arms.   

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

26 October

14.00pm-16.00pm

JDS’s documentary ‘Hiroshima in 2013’ follows a question: What do you see in Hiroshima after the nuclear accident in Fukushima? In addition, US President Obama’s recent visit to Hiroshima will also be discussed.

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy Centre, Room 208J, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

Diversity Week 2016: 14th - 18th March

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

A list of events is available at the link below. 

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December.

The universal theme for 2015 is: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities.

The University will be marking this occasion by hosting speakers and providing an overview of our commitment and approach to disability equality.

Date: 3 December 2015

Time: 2.30pm-4.00pm

Venue: Room 4, Level 3, Technology and Innovation Centre, 99 George Street Glasgow G1 1RD

Programme

 2.30pm:          Welcome: Sandra Heidinger, Director Human Resources

 2.35pm:          Terry Thorpe – Head of Mobility Service, Guide Dogs Scotland

 2.50pm:          George McLaughlin - student

                        Gillian Hendry - student mentor

                        Raj Jeyaraj - student

                        Gill Watt - staff

 3.30pm:          Networking and refreshments

 4.00pm:          Close

Please confirm your attendance (required for refreshments)

and identify if you have any accessibility requirements:

equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

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Interfaith Scotland Week event

The Chaplaincy Centre invites all students and staff to an exhibition and a presentation on Islam and the Environment

Speaker: Dr Haroon Junaidi, PhD renewable energy

Date: Friday 27 November 2015

Venue: Chaplaincy Centre, level 2 Graham Building.

Time:

5pm – Exhibition open for viewing

6pm – Presentation

6.45pm – Refreshments and networking

7.30pm – Close

The event is supported by the University Chaplaincy Centre and Interfaith Scotland.

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Glasgow Chai Party

ALL WELCOME

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2015: 2PM to 4pm

Venue: Chaplaincy Centre, University of Strathclyde, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE

There will be chai (tea) from Japan and other parts of the world, together with unique Japanese/ Western sweets from Mayuko’s Kitchen. In addition, a video of how to make these unique dessert will also be shown. Free and open to the public.

This event is supported by the University Equality and Diversity Office and BEMIS Scotland via the ‘Year of Food and Drink 2015/Winter Festival‘s small grants programme, a partnership between BEMIS Scotland and the Scottish Government to facilitate multicultural celebration.

For further information: info@japandeskscotland.com

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Ada Lovelace Day Event ­– Tuesday 13 October 2015: 1pm - 4pm

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Professor Julia Buckingham, first female Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University, specialist in Pharmacology and Trustee of the Royal Institution and the Society of Biology, will speak about her own experience of career development and particular issues around the progression of women in higher education, and within STEM areas. Strathclyde colleagues will also speak about their career achievements and the impact of their work, and we will showcase some of the current gender equality initiatives within our departments. Dr Stephen Moggach, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh will discuss some of the gender equality actions which led to the School’s Athena SWAN Gold Award. 

Time: 1pm - 4pm.

Venue: Court Senate Suite, Collins Building.

Please visit the event booking page to register. For more information, please email Annie McLaughlin.

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Diversity Events 2014-2015

The University in conjunction with the Students association has developed a schedule of diversity events which celebrate heritage and identity such as gender, disability, religion, race, sexual orientation and life styles.

All students, staff and visitors are invited to attend.

Please download the events leaflet by clicking here:

Equality Events 2014-2015

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Interfaith Glasgow: 'Sharing Our Scriptures: Caring for Creation'

Are you interested in sharing and learning with people from diverse religious perspectives?  Would you like to have a go at a method of dialogue that moves us beyond pleasantries?

Then why not join us for this informal but focused evening of sharing about sacred texts, what they mean to us, and the role they play in our lives.

Interfaith Glasgow warmly welcomes you to:

'Sharing Our Scriptures: Caring for Creation'
An introduction to the practice of 'Scriptural Reasoning' for people from all faiths and none.

Wednesday 2nd September
5.30/6pm - 8pm
University of Strathclyde Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, G1 1QE.

The event is open to people of all religious traditions and none.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the popular method of dialogue that is "Scriptural Reasoning" and explore together texts on the theme 'Caring for Creation' from the Sikh and Baha'i traditions.

Refreshments will be served from 5.30pm and we will begin at 6pm.

Spaces are limited and registration is essential. To book your place please book via Eventbrite at:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sharing-our-scriptures-caring-for-creation-tickets-18163364111

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Scriptural Reasoning

You are warmly invited to a Scriptural Reasoning dialogue event on the theme of "the extra mile".

The date is 5th May 2015. 5.45pm for 6pm start. The event is scheduled to close at 8pm.

The Venue is the:

University of Strathclyde Chaplaincy Centre http://www.strath.ac.uk/maps/chaplaincy/

Level 2, Graham Hills Building

50 George Street,  G1 1QE

Refreshments (tea, coffee, biscuits) will be served from 5.45 and we will begin at 6pm.

Scriptural Reasoning is a practice of inter-faith reading.  Small groups of Jews, Christians and Muslims, and sometimes people of other faiths, gather to read and reflect on short passages from their scriptures together.

To find out more see www.scripturalreasoning.org

This group meets every 6 weeks and new participants are very welcome. As usual, we will spend 30 mins looking at each text from the Christian, Muslim and Jewish traditions. After a brief introduction to that text by someone from that tradition there will be an open conversation where everyone is invited to share how the text speaks to them, to listen carefully to one and other and to ask questions.

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Japan Events 2015 

The workshops are free to students, staff and the public.  If you are interested to attend,

please register with Japan Desk Scotland  or equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

Venue: University Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE

Tel: 0141 548 4144 or 0141 548 2811 

Month

Date

Time

Event

January

Friday 16

14.00 -16.00pm

Cultural traits found among people from Japan.

January

Friday 23

14.00 -16.00pm

screening of Japan Desk Scotland’s documentaries on Glasgow and on Scotland

January

Friday 30

14.00 -16.00pm

Scotland-Japan Historical relations

February

Friday 6  

14.00 -16.00pm

Peace – screening of  Japan Desk Scotland’s documentaries on Hiroshima and on Peace making

February

Friday 13 

14.00 -16.00pm

Screening of Japan Desk Scotland’s  two documentaries on environmental radiation in Fukushima

March

Wednesday 18

14.30 -16.30pm

Glasgow Chai Party

April

Thursday 23

And Friday 24

 

 

14.00 -16.00pm

Fukushima, Hiroshima, Fukushima: screening of Japan Desk Scotland’s three documentaries on environmental radiation in Fukushima and one on Hiroshima (screening two films a day)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The workshops are collaboration between Japan Desk Scotland and the University's Equality Office.

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Black History Month

The Black History Month is celebrated annually in October throughout the UK.

It was first held in 1987. Read more about Black History Month

Down load the 2014 events booklet Black History Month

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Black History Month

Glasgow Girls (film)

Come and see the film and also have the chance to meet the real Glasgow Girls.

Date: Friday 24 October 2014

Time: 6pm

Free refreshments provided. 

Venue: Debates Chamber (Level 6), University of Strathclyde Students’

Association, 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH

More info: Roza Salih, 0141 567 5028, ussa.vpda@strath.ac.uk 

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Independence Discussion

The Ethnic Minority 3rd Sector Network is hosting the Independence Referendum with representatives of the YES and Better Together campaigns.

This is a great opportunity to get involved in the debate ask questions and hopefully get answers so that you are able to make an informed decision in terms how you might vote on the 18 September.

Better Together – Ken Macintosh MSP + Kainde Munji

YES Scotland – Humza Yousaf MSP + Nighet Riaz

Thursday 4th September

6:30pm – 9:00pm
Lecture Theatre 301, McCance Building
University of Strathclyde
16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ

To book a place at this event please contact either:

Danny Boyle, Parliamentary and Policy Officer, BEMIS, Tel: 0141 548 8047, danny.boyle@bemis.org.uk
OR
Fiaz Khan, Race Equality Mainstreaming Officer, Cemvo Scotland, Tel: 0141 248 4830, fiaz.khan@cemvoscotland.org.uk

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OPEN LECTURE: Women in STEM by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, MBE

25 June 2014, 18:00 – 19:00 (Registration 17:30, refreshments available from 17:00)
McCance Lecture Theatre Level 3

Dr Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist and pioneering figure in communicating science. She holds a degree in Physics, a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and presents the BBC’s long-running astronomy TV programme The Sky at Night.

In this lecture, she will discuss her own experiences and achievements in the field and will talk about how we can achieve change in female participation across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

“Maggie is an inspirational role model. We need more like her.”

To book your place please visit the online booking system. For any enquiries please contact Laura Sweeney, Researcher Development Administrator.

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU ...

Are you interested in meeting other people who want to build friendships, dialogue and cooperation inspired by faith, belief and community?

Come along and get to know others who are interested too!

Interfaith Glasgow is holding two networking events on

Thursday 29th of May 2014 from 10am to 1pm 

at St Francis Centre

405 Cumberland Street

Gorbals, Glasgow, G5 0SE

(There will be crèche at this event but spaces are very limited so please book beforehand)

To book a space at this event please register here 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-to-know-you-interfaith-networking-in-glasgow-tickets-11610911549

Monday 2nd of June 2014 from 5pm to 8pm

at University Multi-Faith Chaplaincy

Level 2 of the Graham Hills Building

University of Strathclyde

40 George Street

Glasgow, G1 1QE

To book a space at this event please register here

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-to-know-you-interfaith-networking-in-glasgow-tickets-11611086071

To book a space please click on the links above or contact Michael or Magdalen on 0141 420 6982 or email info@interfaithglasgow.org

http://interfaithglasgow.org/getting-to-know-you/ 

Please note if you have any specific dietary or access requirements please let us know at the time of booking.

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Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners Conference         28-30 May 2014 

 

This international conference in May 2014 is being jointly organised by the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, the Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners research network and the Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators (SAMEE).

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Further Japan events (30 April - 2 may 2014)

In response to requests the University is pleased to announce that it will be hosting 3 additional Japan events: 'Fukushima, Hiroshima, Fukushima' on: 

  • 30 April 2014
  • 1 May and
  • 2 May 2014

The workshops are free and open to students, staff and members of the public.

Refreshments provided.

Venue: The Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, University of Strathclyde, 50 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE

Time: 2.30 to 4 pm

Please book directly with the University Equality and Diversity Office: 0141-548 2811 or email: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk or the Japan Scotland Desk: info@japandeskscotland.com

Our friends in Fukushima (40 mins) 30 April 2014
About two million people are living in Fukushima Prefecture. How are they coping with the nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant of 11 March 2011? The film follows staff and students at Fukushima University.

Hiroshima in 2013 (22 mins) 1 May 2014
‘I saw everything in Hiroshima.’ ‘You saw nothing in Hiroshima.’ The dialogue is repeated in Alain Resnais’s 1959 film ‘Hiroshima mon amour’. What do you see in Hiroshima? Especially after the nuclear accident in Fukushima?

100 Bq/Kg, 0.23 μSv/h: The standard of living in Fukushima‘ (43 mins) 2 May 2014
100 Bq/Kg is the limit of radioactive materials in general foods in Japan. 0.23 μSv/h is the air dose rate target for decontamination. What does it mean to live in Fukushima Prefecture (County), where about two million people are living.

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Japan@Strathclyde (15 January through to 12 February 2014)

A series of five workshops on Japan on Wednesday afternoons from 2.30 to 4pm.  At some of the workshops the documentary films created by Japan Desk Scotland will be screened to stimulate discussion.

The workshops are free and open to students, staff and members of the public. 

Venue: The Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, University of Strathclyde, 50 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE

Time: 2.30 to 4 pm

Programme: 5 Events

Day 1 (15th January)
Introduction to Japan: Japan’s geography and history will be introduced as well as cultural similarities and differences between Scotland and Japan. There will be the screening of ‘Yokoso (Welcome to) Japan‘, a 10-minute DVD made by Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

Day 2 (22nd January)
Scotland in a Japanese perspective: JDS’s ‘Our Scotland: a Japanese perspective‘ will be screened, which is about such issues as inclusion, multiculturalism, and what is meant by sharing other cultures.  In it, a comparison is made between a Scottish ceilidh and a Japanese festival run by Japanese Matsuri for Glasgow.

Day 3 (29th January)
Historical relations between Scotland and Japan: The historical relations between the two countries since the middle of the 19th century will be presented, especially an important role played by Anderson College, now the University of Strathclyde.

Day 4 (5th February)
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: JDS’s ‘Hiroshima in 2013‘ will be screened.  What do you see in Hiroshima?  What do you see in Hiroshima especially after the nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011?

Day 5 (12th February)
Fukushima nuclear accident: JDS’s ‘Our friends in Fukushima’ will be screened.  The documentary traces some scientists at Fukushima University. They knew little about nuclear issues at the time of the accident in March 2011, but made a radiation map within three weeks from the accident, which played an important role in changing the government’s evacuation plan.

The workshops are free and open to students, staff and members of the public. 

Please book directly with the University Equality and Diversity Office: 0141-548 2811 or email: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

or the Japan Scotland Desk: info@japandeskscotland.com

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The Strathclyde Chinese Students Association invites all students, staff and members of the public to celebrate the Chinese New Year on 4th February 2014 at 7.30pm (entry from 6.30pm) at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

The celebrations cover conventional and contemporary Chinese dance, music and culture show.

The event involves Chinese students from 9 Scottish Universities. Entrance fee is £5 which you may purchase from Mr Peng GU (peng.gu@strath.ac.uk), Mr Hangyu Liu (Hangyu.liu@strath.ac.uk) and Mr Bo Xiao (b.xiao.100@strath.ac.uk). You may also purchase directly from http://www.glasgowconcerthalls.com/events/chinese-new-year-celebration-gala/  (booking fee applied).

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UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday 3 December 2013

Please join us to celebrate the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday 3 December 2013. The universal theme for 2013 is: 'Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all'

The University will be marking this day by hosting an open meeting with students and staff at which Lexi Parfitt, Campaigns Officer at SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) will provide a presentation on how the service is striving for inclusive support for all members of the society.

Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to find out what the University is doing to support people with disabilities and for you to meet and network with others students and staff.

The event is scheduled between 12pm-2pm and refreshments will be provided.

The venue will be the Chaplaincy Centre, Room GH208a, Level 2, Graham Hills
Building, 50 George Street Glasgow G1 1QE

Map of Venue: http://www.strath.ac.uk/maps/grahamhillsbuilding/

Please confirm your attendance by 2 December 2013: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

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Interfaith Cafe@Strathclyde Chaplaincy - 28 November 2013

Are you curious about other faiths and beliefs? Do you have questions about particular practices, symbols, dress codes, dietary habits? Why not come and join us at an exploratory event on 28 November 2013 between 2pm and 4pm.

The University is hosting its first Interfaith Cafe event where students and staff will be able to discover about the experiences of others and have an opportunity to share their own experience and understanding.

Refreshments will be provided. The venue is the Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills building,       50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE.

Telephone:  0141 548 4144/ Email: chaplaincy@strath.ac.uk

This event takes place during Interfaith Week and is a joint venture between the Chaplaincy Centre and Equality and Diversity office with support from Interfaith Glasgow.

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Black History Month

The Black History Month is celebrated annually in October throughout the UK.

It was first held in 1987.

Down load the 2013 events booklet Black History Month

Read more about Black History Month

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The following FREE events take place at the University - where indicated please book a place to avoid any disappointment.

9 October 2013 

History in the making!

Venue: University of Strathclyde Students’ Association, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH

Exhibition 11am- 3pm foyer and the Scene level 4

Panel discussion - Is Scotland a racist country? 3.30pm - 4.30pm (Debates chamber level 6)

Movie at 5pm (Debates Chamber level 6) : To kill a mockingbird

Light snacks will be provided

Please register at:www.strathstudents.com/historyinthemaking

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14 October 2013

Amnesty International Society Discussion Event with Screening of film: ‘Here We Stay’

Time: 5pm-7pm

Venue: Debating Chamber, University of Strathclyde Students’ Association, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH.

An evening of interactive discussion with panellists from Glasgow Refugee Asylum & Migration Network (GRAMNet), Scottish Refugee Council and the ‘Glasgow Girls’.

As part of this event there will be a screening of powerful and insightful documentary, Here We Stay, presented by Scottish Refugee Council & the Citizens Theatre. Created by refugee participants the film provides a unique opportunity to hear the reflections of those seeking refuge in Glasgow today and celebrates the rich and diverse life stories of refugees and local residents in Glasgow.

For more information contact Roza Salih, USSA  ussa.vpda@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 567 5028

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16 October 2013

Film - JOY, IT'S NINA (www.joyitsnina.com)

Time: 12.15pm-2pm

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Collins Conference suite, 22 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ

Premiere of the film in Scotland which won runner up Best African Film @ the 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival in June 2013.

Joy Elias-Rilwan, the film producer will be in attendance and introduce the film. Followed by questions and answers and networking.

The film (34 minutes) depicts the experiences and emotional lives of West African women living in the UK separated from their families.

FREE event.

Strathclyde students and staff please register by clicking the following link: tps://bookings.strath.ac.uk/courseDetails.asp?course=bhmf

Members of the public are required to register with Nadia Rafiq at CRER nadia@crer.org.uk or telephone 0141 418 6530

Publicity and read more about the film: Joy It's Nina (pdf)  and Joy It's Nina 1 (word doc)

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World Mental Health Day   

Thursday 10 October 2013

Time: 12-2pm  

Venue: the new Chaplaincy Centre, Level 2, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street.

"Everyone needs to appreciate the importance of good mental health, and know how to stay mentally healthy". Sir Chris Hoy (SAMH Ambassador)

Look after your mental health and wellbeing and support friends, family, colleagues and students to do the same. Come along to an informal information session with Shona Straiton and Lexi Parfitt from the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) to hear about projects and resources to support mental health.  You are welcome to drop in at any time during the session, pick up information leaflets, ask questions and check out the Café in the Chaplaincy Centre. 

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Glasgow St Patrick's Festival 2013

The Glasgow St. Patrick's festival esteems to promote and celebrate the rich Irish cultural heritage of Glasgow and Scotland. The theme of this year’s festival as in 2012 is too raise both awareness and finance for the development of the Glasgow Irish Centre Project.

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Human Library

The Human Library is a mobile library designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding between people. The second Human Library event on campus was held on Friday 22 February 2013 at the University Library.

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Deaf Connections

Deaf Connections Sign On Screen Event: 12 March 2013. You are invited to this event, which aims to raise awareness of our online British Sign Language (BSL) interpreting service Sign On Screen (SOS), which we are currently piloting in a number Strathclyde Police stations.

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (LGBT) History Month

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (LGBT) History Month took place in February. This annual event celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. The theme for 2013 is science, maths and engineering.

Read the brochure for events LGBT History Month 2013 

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Ability Fest

Ability Fest is for the disabled people and those involved in providing training and employment, educational and leisure opportunities throughout Scotland.

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Glasgow Disability Alliance Learning Festival

Friday 7th June, 10am – 4pm at the Thistle Hotel, Glasgow

GDA’s Learning Festival brings disabled people together for a fun day of learning!

This FREE event is open to disabled people and people with long term health conditions.

Free Lunch provided. Transport and personal assistance is available. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. Please contact GDA:

Call: 0141 556 7103

Text: 07909 160 788

or E-mail: info@gdaonline.co.uk 

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Women and disability

Speaker:  Pam Duncan

Policy Officer, Independent Living in Scotland

Disability rights activist, Hardest Hit Campaign

Tuesday 24th September, 6pm-7.30pm

To book please contact info@engender.org.uk or call 0131 558 9596

Light refreshments provided

Venue:  Kinning Park Complex, 40 Cornwall Street, Glasgow, G41 1AQ

http://www.kinningparkcomplex.org/how-to-find-us/

Disabled women face many specific challenges, but recent workshops run by Engender and partners identified that this is rarely reflected in services and policies.

Can the Independent Living movement and women’s movement do more to support and learn from one another?

Cuts and welfare reform frame campaigning and advocacy work of both communities at present, and disabled women are amongst the very hardest hit. How can this be tackled within existing powers of the Scottish Government?

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Diversity Week 2016:

14th - 18th March

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

A list of events is available at the link below. 

Diversity Week Calendar 2016 

For further details on any events, email: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 548 4144 or contact the Students Associationussa.VPD@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 567 5000.  

All events are free (with one exception) and open to students and staff. Members of the public are welcome to attend events where specified. Due to capacity of venues, registration is necessary except where specified. 

Please note that photos may be taken at some of these events. 

PLEASE CLICK ON THE EVENT TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

FEATURED EVENTS

International Women's Day: Pledge for Parity

Valuing the Difference: Unconscious Bias

St. Patrick's Day Dinner

Human Library

ASEAN and China Day

Glasgow Chai Party & Origami

Scriptural Reasoning on Equality

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living: Careers event

Dyslexia Scotland: Careers Event

Vegan and St Patrick's Day Masterchef Classes: Nourish

Diversity Week 2016:

14th - 18th March

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

A list of events is available at the link below. 

Diversity Week Calendar 2016 

For further details on any events, email: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 548 4144 or contact the Students Associationussa.VPD@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 567 5000.  

All events are free (with one exception) and open to students and staff. Members of the public are welcome to attend events where specified. Due to capacity of venues, registration is necessary except where specified. 

Please note that photos may be taken at some of these events. 

PLEASE CLICK ON THE EVENT TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

FEATURED EVENTS

International Women's Day: Pledge for Parity

Valuing the Difference: Unconscious Bias

St. Patrick's Day Dinner

Human Library

ASEAN and China Day

Glasgow Chai Party & Origami

Scriptural Reasoning on Equality

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living: Careers event

Dyslexia Scotland: Careers Event

Vegan and St Patrick's Day Masterchef Classes: Nourish

Diversity Week 2016:

14th - 18th March

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

A list of events is available at the link below. 

Diversity Week Calendar 2016 

For further details on any events, email: equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 548 4144 or contact the Students Associationussa.VPD@strath.ac.uk or telephone 0141 567 5000.  

All events are free (with one exception) and open to students and staff. Members of the public are welcome to attend events where specified. Due to capacity of venues, registration is necessary except where specified. 

Diversity Week 2016:

14th - 18th March

 

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

 

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

 

Diversity Week 2016:

14th - 18th March

 

One Strathclyde: Many Cultures

 

This people-oriented week will celebrate the rich diversity of cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles of the University’s students and staff. A range of social and learning events will enhance knowledge and awareness among the University community and foster excellent relations between people of different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

 

Diversity Week 2016:

A list of events is available at the link below. 

Diversity Week Calendar 2016 
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ALL WELCOME

Invitation to festive holiday meal

All Strathclyde students staying in the Halls over the Christmas holidays are warmly invited to a festive holiday event. There’ll be quizzes, a meal and an opportunity to make new friends.

Date: Thursday 29 December 2016

Time: 5pm-8pm

Venue: Aroma Café, Lord Todd building

The event is FREE but you need to register on the Eventbrite page.

Please click here.

Please state your dietary needs and any access requirements.

If you have any musical instrument such as a drum, flute, guitar etc and are willing to play on the day please bring these with you. Please also bring any national flags you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Invitation to festive holiday meal

All Strathclyde students staying in the Halls over the Christmas holidays are warmly invited to a festive holiday event. There’ll be quizzes, a meal and an opportunity to make new friends.

Date: Thursday 29 December 2016

Time: 5pm-8pm

Venue: Aroma Café, Lord Todd building

The event is FREE but you need to register on the Eventbrite page.

Please click here.

Please state your dietary needs and any access requirements.

If you have any musical instrument such as a drum, flute, guitar etc and are willing to play on the day please bring these with you. Please also bring any national flags you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Invitation to festive holiday meal

All Strathclyde students staying in the Halls over the Christmas holidays are warmly invited to a festive holiday event. There’ll be quizzes, a meal and an opportunity to make new friends.

Invitation to festive holiday meal

Date: Thursday 29 December 2016

Time: 5pm-8pm

Venue: Aroma Café, Lord Todd building

The event is FREE but you need to register on the Eventbrite page.

Time: 5pm-8pm

Venue: Aroma Café, Lord Todd building

If you have any musical instrument such as a drum, flute, guitar etc and are willing to play on the day please bring these with you. Please also bring any national flags you may have.

 

 

University of Strathclyde

Equality & Diversity Office
Graham Hills building 

Room 208
50 George Street
Glasgow G1 1QE   

Telephone:
+44 (0)141 548 2811

Email:
equalopportunities@strath.ac.uk

Tweets by @StrathEquality

E&D Manager: Naseem Anwar

naseem.anwar@strath.ac.uk

Gender Equality Officer: Annie McLaughlin

annie.mclaughlin@strath.ac.uk



 

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