Liberate Our Education

Liberate our Education

What is this campaign about?

Inclusion. Equality. Diversity.

Your union is fighting for a more inclusive student experience here at City. From looking at the degree outcomes of our BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) students, to creating a more diverse, representative curriculum across your programmes.

What is the purpose of the project?


Campaign objectives

Campaign progress


Ensure the University upholds its pledge in improving the academic experience of BAME students

Working on it – The University will be releasing a joint report with the VP Education on what’s been done thus far and what you can expect to see moving forward


To listen to BAME students on campus about their experiences here at City

Working on it – We will be conducting interviews with BAME students to better understand their student experience  


Set up an initiative with the university to identify and implement best practice for an inclusive curriculum

Working on it – We are working with the university to set up an exercise to determine the best ways to involve students in the design of their curriculums


To identify programmes with the greatest need for curriculum change

Working on it – We will be releasing an ongoing form/survey to capture how you think your modules can be improved and made to be more inclusive


Raise awareness of the need for diversity, inclusivity and ownership of our educational experiences

Working on it – We are putting together some fantastic information with signposting to all the best resources you need to join our campaign


Get in touch

If you are interested in hearing more about this work, or want to get involved you can email Ruqaiyah Javaid, VP Education.