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Diversity Awareness Week. *

05 Nov 2007

Raising awareness about equality and diversity: 3-7 December.

The University is organising its third annual Diversity Awareness week from 3 to 7 December 2007.

This promises to be another successful week with a variety of events and activities for staff and students.

The main purpose of the week is to raise awareness about equality and diversity and to celebrate the positive contribution a diverse community brings.

Below is a selection of some of the activities taking place during the week:

  • Diversity & The Past symposium
  • Information event on staff networks for minority groups
  • Diversity Conference for senior managers
  • A performance by the Greater Manchester Lesbian and Gay choir
  • A Public lecture on Global Bollywood: "Is Brown the new Black?" followed by a Bollywood themed Disco
  • Investment banking diversity day "Banking on your Talent" - employers promoting themselves to a diverse range of students
  • Entry to Postgraduate Study seminar - How can we broaden the talent pool and increase the numbers of Widening Participation students?

For further details:

  • Visit Equality and Diversity website
  • Contact the Equality and Diversity team on tel 0161 306 5857 / minicom 0161306 5870

Posters detailing events taking place that week will be displayed around campus two weeks prior to the event.