The Black History Month 2016 programme provide an overview of a range of activities within Dorset. is a result of collaboration between:
- Bournemouth University
- Students' Union Bournemouth University
- Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust
- Dorset Race Equality Council
Wednesday 5 October
Gary Loke, Head of Policy, Equality Challenge Unit. The Octagon, The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus
To run a one-day event which explores the issue of under-representation of British Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) students within the media disciplines.
We are looking for British Black and Minority Ethnic students to take part in a session that will help BU understand your experiences of life at Bournemouth University.
There will be FREE food and drinks, plus every participant will receive a £2.50 SUBU voucher to spend in one of our restaurants or the shop. This is a really exciting opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you.
The session is 5th October between 10am-12pm
Venue : Kimmeridge House
Type Democracy / Student Voice
Start date Wednesday 05-10-2016 - 10:00
End date Wednesday 05-10-2016 - 12:00
The event aims to bring together academics and professional support staff, along with visiting speakers, to address the issues that arise for BAME students at all stages of the student journey, from application to career progression
Speakers: Gary Loke, Head of Policy, Equality Challenge Unit; Dr James Palfreman-Kay, Equality and Diversity Adviser; Charlie Souter-Philips, Vice-President Welfare; Marc Boothe, Creative Director, B3 Media
Friday 14 October
A partnership event to celebrate Black History Month 2016 with a morning that focusses on BME Health Inequalities and research. The afternoon will be a celebration of Caribbean music starring Alfred The Great.
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Wharncliffe Road, Bournemouth
Wedneday 26 October
13:30-16:45: Decolonising the University
This workshop seeks to provide participants with an opportunity to:
- understand the historical background to racial diversity in the Higher Education context
- critically reflect on their own thinking and practice in relation to diversity and inclusivity.
- think about the scale and nature of the challenge at the institutional level.
- consider and develop action strategies for meeting the challenge.
Speakers: Dr Josephine Kwhali and Dr Gurnam Singh Coventry University
Venue: The Octagon, The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus