This year’s ATP World Tour Finals, I saw so many interesting matches with lots of unexpected results. What was more interesting was the fact that there was a black tennis player who qualified for this year’s tournament for the first time: Frenchman Gael Monfils. This was an important day for him and the whole black … Continue reading Gael Monfils: A New Face in the ATP World Tour Finals 2016
Students like myself who are thousands of miles away from home are feeling comfortable at Kingston University, and all the credit goes to Student Engagement and Enhancement (SEE). SEE arranges regular events so that students can get to know each other, and many of us are enjoying the opportunities to meet. I was first intrigued … Continue reading Comfort in Kingston: Student Engagement for International Students
Ticking just one box on a job application could have serious consequences, according to a lecture given during Kingston University’s Race & Ethnicity Matter Week. Dr. Joachim Stibora of the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences spoke Tuesday morning about Banning the Box, a movement supported by former PM David Cameron to remove the disclosure … Continue reading Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?
Just before that EU Referendum in June, BBC one aired a controversial documentary entitled Last Whites of the East End. Yes really, they did. Six months on and heavily ensconced in a post-Brexit Britain, two writers from very different ethnic backgrounds attended a two-hour lecture given as part of Kingston University’s four-day Race and Ethics … Continue reading White. Working. Class.