Diversity Officer

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Diversity Officer

What’s up! This year I’ll be helping to make sure that students of all backgrounds have the same opportunity to succeed. That’s lit!

  • To be the lead Officer in representing the individual needs of the diverse student body
  • Lead on researching and representing equality and diversity needs of the BAME community
  • Take a lead on developing the relationship with the local community networks and groups in relation to my remit
  • Lead on supporting student groups in order to develop non-traditional participation and representation, i.e. liberation groups, parents, post graduates and international students’
  • To understand more the issues and student needs in the Faculty of Social Sciences (FOSS) ensuring that these are communicated and actioned with faculty staff
  • To plan and deliver a conference of students on the issues around BME attainment
  • To support diversity student events
  • To lead on and deliver events and activities for Black History month
  • To support the University on the race equality charter training with the Equality challenge Unit

What course did you study?

I studied Product Design .

Describe yourself in 3 words.

Creative, laidback, active.

What are your favourite pizza toppings?

Pineapple, mushroom.

What is the best thing about being at the University of Wolverhampton?

Playing basketball .

Tell us one thing not many people will know about you?

I can't swim.

What would you like to achieve in the upcoming year?

Represent the views of minority and liberation groups and also creating a fan base for the sports teams

What are the top 3 songs you are listening to at the moment?

Pride, Lust – Kendrick. Biking – frank ocean