As a community, we remain deeply committed to a programme of ongoing work to tackle racism. Whilst some progress has been made, there is much more that we need to do:
We recently adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition of antisemitism and are working to embed the spirit of this and the APPG’s definition of Islamophobia meaningfully and sensitively for the benefit of all. Reframing our approach to faith, race and other forms of discrimination provides a catalyst to create a community and culture of understanding, equity, respect, and inclusion.
We will continue to evolve and learn from each other and grow as an anti-racist and inclusive organisation. As a University we are a sum of our many diverse parts – we are all #TeamMDX, and we each contribute to how we tackle racism in all its forms together. Thank you to each of you.
MDXSU will be releasing a statement later today, which you’ll be able to read on their website.
Pro Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.