Mental Health Awareness Week, 9 – 15 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week, 9 – 15 May 2022

We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list. Michelle Obama So, what does Mental Health Awareness week bring to mind for you? Perhaps this week is a junction stop to reflect over the past year how you think about...
International Day for the Elmination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elmination of Racial Discrimination

Monday 21 March 2022 Every year on 21st March, we observe The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On this day the world remembers The Sharpeville massacre that occurred in 1960, where police officers in South Africa opened fire on a group...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day It’s 8 March and around the world we are celebrating International Women’s Day.  This years theme is #BreakTheBias. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable,...
Show you care, Wear a mask

Show you care, Wear a mask

  Although the government have moved away from any requirement to wear a mask, UWE UNISON is still encouraging its members and other colleagues across the University to show that they care and wear a mask when in communal areas, especially if you have a cough or...
World HIV/AIDS Day

World HIV/AIDS Day

On this World HIV/AIDS Day, on 1 December, 2020, we remember those whose lives have been lost and those that continue to live with the human immunodeficiency virus. It’s been 40 years since the virus spread across the world and there still isn’t a cure. It’s still the...