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UoM’s new society ‘Diversify Politics’ on diversification, inclusivity, and campaigning on campus

UoM’s new society ‘Diversify Politics’ on diversification, inclusivity, and campaigning on campus

Meet UoM’s newest society, Diversity Politics, who are seeking to bring about positive changes on campus
University awarded Silver Race Equality Charter award

University awarded Silver Race Equality Charter award

The University becomes the second in the UK to receive the Silver award for equality
Dean John-Wilson on theatre representation, social media, and vocal coaching

Dean John-Wilson on theatre representation, social media, and vocal coaching

The Mancunion sits down with West End star Dean John-Wilson, who is currently starring in the UK tour of The King and I – his first time on the road in 12 years
Football Black List 2022 revealed: celebrating Marcus Rashford and Vincent Kompany amongst others

Football Black List 2022 revealed: celebrating Marcus Rashford and Vincent Kompany amongst others

The Football Black List has selected inspirational black football figures in English football, including Marcus Rashford for their positive contribution towards the game
Representation still represents a problem for Labour

Representation still represents a problem for Labour

The lack of representation is evident on all fronts of UK political parties, but how will Labour answer in the face of substantial ethnic minority and female contenders?
Diversity in STEM: Why you should care

Diversity in STEM: Why you should care

Science always answers the question; now it needs to answer why it is full of straight white men
EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

Banji Adewumi, the EDI director at the University of Manchester, sat down with us for the second episode of Under the Spotlight. We discussed politics, staff negotiations and inclusivity
Women in the workshop: In conversation with Bee Pedal Ready

Women in the workshop: In conversation with Bee Pedal Ready

We sat down with Belinda, founder of Bee Pedal Ready, to find out more about her projects helping women get into mechanics
Asian Invasion: South Asian theatre takes over Manchester

Asian Invasion: South Asian theatre takes over Manchester

A breakdown of all the South Asian theatre coincidentally coming to Manchester throughout November
In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews Keisha Thompson – the youngest, first Black, first female and first Mancunian Artistic Director and CEO of Contact, who has been involved with the company for 15 years
Review: Diversity – Connected

Review: Diversity – Connected

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Diversity’s Connected at the Opera House
Come connect with Manchester Opera House

Come connect with Manchester Opera House

Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity bring their latest tour, Connected, to Manchester Opera House
Students believe statistics on gender demographics at University are “unsurprising”

Students believe statistics on gender demographics at University are “unsurprising”

Women make up 48% of lecturers at UoM but just 27% of professors
MACFEST, Muslim Arts and Culture Festival, comes back to Manchester this February

MACFEST, Muslim Arts and Culture Festival, comes back to Manchester this February

Launching on the 5th of February, MACFEST 2022 offers over 75 events that showcase the Muslim culture, from debates to workshops and art exhibitions
‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

Brazilian superstar Anitta is the real Girl From Rio – ready to show diverse bodies and genuine people
Power to the podcast

Power to the podcast

Connie Eyles shares some insight into the world of podcasts and the best ones out there
POC around the block 6: Maïna Cissé

POC around the block 6: Maïna Cissé

Maïna pioneered ‘anti-casting’ for her lingerie photoshoots to challenge existing discussions of diversity
POC around the block 5: Dominique Crick

POC around the block 5: Dominique Crick

Columnist Anna Jin talks to Dominique Crick, whose slogan t-shirt brand is encouraging kindness and positivity
Bridgerton: Will you be joining the ‘ton’ this season?

Bridgerton: Will you be joining the ‘ton’ this season?

Does Bridgerton give modern viewers everything they need?
POC around the block 4: Michelle Asare

POC around the block 4: Michelle Asare

Columinist Anna talks to Michelle Asare, the London-based designer who is completely revolutionising the idea of nude clothing