As part of Diversity Fest 2019 we are exploring what a diverse and inclusive UC community looks like.
This week the UCSA International Rep Kevin Fernando was out and about on campus talking to students about how they are their true self, how they are represented and how they are able to express themselves at UC.
Check out the thoughtful responses of some of our students in the video.
Join the conversation – we want to hear from as many of you as possible, if you missed the chance to share your thoughts, please include them in the comments below.
You can also check out last week’s Diversity at UC clip that highlighted a few facts about the UC community>
Come experience the fun of Japanese culture at the Festival of Japan.
From 6pm – 8pm in Eng Core, students from Tokyo City University and JSoc will be introducing some of the more playful cultural aspects of Japan. There will also be various types of free sushi for you to sample, origami and calligraphy drawing, and a photo booth!
In celebration of Diversity Fest, we are taking you on a journey of diversity at UC. This week we’re starting with a few facts about what makes up the UC community. Check out the video.
Diversity Fest 2019 runs until 11 October and there are heaps of events and activities happening on campus. See the full programme on the UCSA website>
Diversity Fest (9 September – 11 October) is an opportunity for staff and students to celebrate UC’s diverse community, while exploring how we can further make this a place where we feel we all belong.
There’s a range of events and activities you can get involved in over the next five weeks – see Diversity Fest events here>
Diversity Fest kicks off next week with Te Wiki o te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week – find out more here.
On Wednesday 11 September check out the International Fashion Showcase, hosted by the University of Canterbury Global Society and UCSA. There’ll be traditional and modern cultural pieces on the runway as well as cultural performances, music, dance and art. Find out more and get your tickets here
He waka eke noa. A canoe on which everyone may embark.