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Equality

Equality Useful Links

Published: 17th November, 2017

  Leicester UCU’s Equal Opportunities Officer is Rashida Vora The University of Leicester Equalities Unit Useful Links Relating to Equality can be found below: ACAS practical guidance on equality legislation Discrimination: your rights (gov.uk) Equality and Human Rights Commission Equality Challenge Unit The Equality Challenge Unit promotes equality in the higher education sector TUC equality resources UCU…

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Six of the best… and they’re all men

Published: 14th July, 2017

‘HeForShe’ impact champion approves male-only panel of honorary graduates Welcome to the University of Leicester, where you’ve got more chance of being selected for an honorary degree if you’re a white man with grey hair, than a woman. It certainly provides a neat case study in ‘homosocial reproduction’ for lecturing staff. The news of the…

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We want our cake!

Published: 8th March, 2017

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President Trump, the ‘Muslim ban’ and University of Leicester

Published: 2nd February, 2017

Letter sent to President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle on 2 February 2017. No reply of substance was received. Dear Professor Boyle We are alarmed by the news currently emanating from the United States and we are sure you are too. In particular we note President Trump’s recent executive order to prevent anyone from one of…

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