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Inside Track: One year on – tackling racial inequality

Today marks one year since the shocking murder of George Floyd. His death sparked ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests all over the world and started a vital conversation about racial inequality in society.

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VC Blog – Technology alone isn’t enough

"I’ve heard it said that it’s science that lets people live to the age of 100, but the arts that make us want to live that long". Our VC sets out why arts and humanities are vital in higher education.

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VC Blog – The importance of trust

"Trust breeds trust. It is a foundation of any well-functioning, happy and fulfilled community, and is the cornerstone of shared endeavour." Our VC explores trust, and how leaders can build it.

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Inside track | USS – themes from the school events

Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk shares her reflections on the common themes raised by colleagues about the scheme challenges at her recent school visits.

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Inside Track | USS – a sense of community can help unlock a solution

Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk explains why something must change with the USS pension and encourages colleagues eligible for the scheme to share their views on it through a survey open until 7 May

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VC Blog – Building a better future

"The COVID crisis has been a tragedy with vast human and economic cost. But amidst it, we have to find the strength to learn the lessons, focus on wider society, and build a better future."

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