Skip to main content

Newbold Diversity Centre

Celebrating differences in a safe space

What is the Diversity Centre?

The Diversity Centre at Newbold College of Higher Education creates and hosts lectures and conferences which explore ideas about human differences in an open, inclusive environment.

It is dedicated to creating a forum where majority and minority groups can discuss, reconcile and celebrate their differences in a safe space.

It aims not to emphasise differences at the expense of commonality, but emphasises what we have in common and balances that with what makes us unique.

How you can attend:

The Centre usually hosts three monthly lectures each semester including the annual Beach Lecture (funded by the Beach endowment) every October.

The lectures are usually on a Tuesday night at 19:30pm in the Assembly Hall in Salisbury Hall.

Upcoming Lectures

Upcoming Lecture

11 February 2020

When and Where: Tuesday 11 February 2020, 19:30pm, Assembly Hall, Salisbury Hall, Newbold College of Higher Education, RG42 4AN

Title:
Trafficking and Slavery in our community – really?”

Lecturer: 
Suzette Jones (MSc, RN), Health & Wellbeing Adviser, Communities Engagement Team, Diocese of Guildford

About the Lecturer: Suzette Jones MSc RN is the Health & Wellbeing Adviser for the Diocese of Guildford, facilitating and delivering training, talks and projects on a range of health and social related issues, including Modern Slavery & human trafficking. Leading for the diocese on The Clewer Initiative, the Church of England’s response to eradicating slavery and human trafficking, she hosts and chairs the newly formed Surrey Anti-slavery Partnership, which includes statutory, business, voluntary and charity representatives.

Refreshments will follow after the public lecture. All are welcome!

Please click here for further information on the Clewer Initiative.

Diversity Centre Mailing List

You are invited to sign up for the Diversity Centre mailing list and receive advance information about all activities.