Real Talk Webinar – White Leadership and Allyship – Performative vs Co-conspirator

Please check out our Upcoming Events page for more information and reading resources on the Webinar from 2 to 3 pm on 14th October 2021 on White Leadership and Allyship – Performative vs Co-conspirator: Challenges for White allies and PoC at City and what changes are needed at City.     Join using the Microsoft Teams […]

Black History Month at City and the ground reality

By Sabah Holmes, Race Equality Manager (Maternity Cover till 03rd January 2022)   We started Black History Month (BHM) with a Diversify Your Mind (DYM) club event at City on Radical Self-Care, learning more about it, its value and its roots in Black Feminism. We learnt about all the ways in which this is still […]

Poem: Reflections from a student and woman of colour who chose to challenge.

By Shaima Dallali, City, University of London Students Union Vice President (Community Wellbeing)   I sat and asked myself what ‘choosing to challenge’ means to me. Upon reflection, I came to the conclusion that the mere fact that I am a woman, is a choice to challenge. My existence in and of itself, is a […]

Re-imagining Higher Education: What of Joy?

By Natasha Mutch-Vidal, Senior EDI Officer (Race Equality)   For black people and people of colour, teaching and education is a political act rooted in antiracist struggle[1]. Our ancestors risked death finding ways to communicate while our knowledge and history was strategically erased. Our survival has been dependant on our ability to pass down knowledge. […]

URGENT CALL for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic participants of colour for MSc research project on ‘BAME’ progression experiences

City staff and colleague, Waheeda Dhansey, is undertaking a dissertation related research project as part of her MSc in Higher Education: Administration, Management and Leadership and seeking participation and responses by or before 18th August 2021.   The subject of the research is on how organisational culture enables progression of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic […]

Challenging Racism Together Collaborative – Free Webinar Series 2021

University of Kent, Liverpool John Moores University and City, University of London are collaborating in order to launch a series of cross-sector live webinars on race, racism and the importance of inclusive allyships to continue having the conversation around race, racism and raise awareness. This is a development and learning opportunity to support our staff […]