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January 14, 2020 Tuesday 10:11:14 AM IST

University of Sheffield recruits Race Equality Champions

International Edu News

As part of its Race Equality Strategy, The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom has recruited Race Equality Champions to change the way students think about racism. The new roles will be filled by students. They will be trained to lead healthy conversations in the University residences and across campus. The initiative is meant to help their peers understand racism and its impact and equip them with skills to apply in a variety of work and social settings.

 All students are encouraged to attend the sessions. Through which they will develop the skills to challenge microaggressions – subtle but offensive comments or actions directed at black, Asian and minority ethnic people, which are often unintentionally offensive. Content for the discussions has been developed by a group of students and academic experts at the University.  

 


(Source: www.sheffield.ac.uk) 

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