• Diversity and Inclusivity in the British Fashion Industry

    Inclusivity has become a buzz word for the fashion industry over the last few years, and it is undeniable that the runways are now more diverse than they were a decade ago. However, despite major changes in how the fashion world considers standards of beauty, it is also clear...
  • Queering the bookshelves: a Century of Same-sex Fiction

    As a self-confessed bookworm, fiction has always been my way of making sense of the world. But when I began to question my sexuality in my mid-teens I became disenchanted with the popular Young Adult series that I was reading; the best-selling books, such as The Princess Diaries, Harry Potter,...
  • One Heritage: Providing awareness of both the history and current realities of being of African heritage

    Within the university community diversity and inclusion is something that we continuously strive for. One Heritage is a student-led society and organisation currently best known for their event ‘The Space’, which is a discussion/debate held on campus, regarding issues of concern/interest in the African and Caribbean community. Along with...
  • A Ghazal on Diversity

    To coincide with the release of our latest Print issue centring around Diversity, Joe presents us with a fantastic poem on the very same theme. Employing the traditional Arabic poet form of the ghazal, Joe explores the culture of mixed opinions in which we live today. A Ghazal on...
  • Trouble in Paradise: Diversity and Inclusivity in Fantastic Beasts

    In a new age of campaigns for inclusivity and diversity, there is no doubt that there is a new found motivation for individuals who want to be involved in the push towards modernity. Yet, the way I see it, it is important to do this carefully so that your...
  • Brexit and travel: The effect on Brits and EU students who wish to study abroad

    For British citizens, news came recently that the UK would be on the visa-free list after Brexit, meaning that Brits and Europeans alike would be eligible for short stays of up to 90 days either side of the English channel. However, this does not mean that people will reap...
  • 3, 2, 1… Affirmative Action

    Affirmative action (also known as positive discrimination in the UK) is a system whereby members of groups known to have been previously discriminated against are given preferential treatment in the employment or education process. This can be in the form of quotas, or just employer/recruiter making their decision with...