We all share a need to deliver a future world that the Earth can continue to sustain and that future generations will inherit. The choices we make now will have a long-lasting impact on future generations. The impact of climate change is now undeniable and felt by everyone. It will also be felt particularly heavily by those children and young people who have done little or nothing to contribute to the climate crisis, yet will bear the full force of climate change impacts. Environmental conservation and sustainability are intrinsically linked with social justice and equality, with the most egalitarian societies enjoying the lowest pollution levels and best health.

Are you a PGM student? The Library and UPSU would love to hear from you. As part of the Lasting Change initiative, we’re committed to improving the experience of all our PGM students. You can make a massive difference to this by taking part in an upcoming PGM student focus group and telling us your lived experiences. As a thank you for taking part, UPSU are offering a number of £25 vouchers for those taking part.

With more elections coming up and racial inequality still rife in the UK and worldwide, this begs the question of what can be done to create a fairer society. We have resources that directly address these social issues, from checklists and bite-sized explorations of white privilege to reports recommending authoritative evidence-based interventions. Here are some highly readable resources to help you explore the causes and counters to racial injustice in the UK.

Originally posted 26th May 2023 Greta and Patrick from the University Library and Megan and Soo, two students from BA(Hons) Illustration, enjoyed a day at Cottage Grove Primary School. The school was celebrating diversity and on this, the second of …

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he architecture of oppression is old and runs deep in our society. Even the buildings we work in are often designed in ways that disturb neurodiverse people.

In my last blog post, I began to explore why neurodivergent people are so much less likely to be employed than neurotypical people. In this post, I’m going to explore why this might be.