The EGI is recruiting for participants for a student led research project The Inclusive Student Pipeline: Transitioning from statutory education through FE to HE
21-25 November 2022 - This week we join the charity Stand Alone in their annual campaign known as Estranged Students Solidarity Week. The University of Lincoln’s Widening Participation Community of Practice have teamed up with the Eleanor Glanville Institute to raise awareness of family estrangement and promote the support available here to estranged students.
Intersex Awareness Day is celebrated internationally on 26th October annually to raise awareness about the human rights violations faced by people with an intersex variation. In recent history, children with an intersex variation have been subjected to non-consensual, irreversible, cosmetic genital surgery to make their genitals appear more typical. Many of these medical interventions are known to cause long-lasting, traumatic after-effects.
Every year, every October, we celebrate Black History Month across the University and across the UK. First celebrated in the UK in 1987, Black History Month gives everyone the opportunity to share, celebrate and understand the impact of black heritage and culture ─ how those with African and Caribbean heritage have for centuries played a fundamental role in British history. Remember what they have contributed, what they have achieved. Reflect on whether their contributions are recognised, valued, or are they ignored, forgotten?
The University of Lincoln, the Eleanor Glanville Institute, and the Students’ Union are proudly sponsoring and supporting Lincoln Pride 2022. "We want to welcome everyone to come and take part in the Parade – it is an opportunity to represent the University and Student’s Union, celebrate your pride and be proud of yourself. Pride is a great time to express your identity and to celebrate and support family, friends and colleagues. I hope to see lots of faces from the University and Student’s Union there!" Prof Duncan French, the University’s Senior LGBT+ Champion
June is Pride Month. But what does Pride – and the rainbow – really mean? At its heart, Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex and asexual people to be who they are, and it demonstrates that they are very much part of the wider community
We would like to invite you to take part in a study investigating experiences of different staff members with caring responsibilities working at the University of Lincoln. We are interested in collecting views from academic, professional and support staff from across the University. Your input to this research is critically important and can help us understand how to better support staff members with caring responsibilities
As we mark Carers' Week 2022, Rose Salmon, one of our super Library Assistants here at the University, shares her experiences of juggling life, job and caring responsibilities. "I am in the slightly unusual situation that I care for my partner as well as my octogenarian mother. And not only do they have opposing care needs, they also have opposing personalities!...
Dr Amira Elnokaly, from the Lincoln School of Architecture and the Built Environment, reflects on her career journey and the challenges she has faced as a woman in STEM. Interviewed for International Women's Day as a Pioneer Role Model and an Influential Woman in Science, Amira shares her thoughts and hopes for a future that is more inclusive, safe and sustainable