The start of the new academic year is here! Today we welcome back returning students embarking on their final year, those beginning their second year, and let’s not forget our part-time students who are at various stages of their academic studies. A special welcome goes to all our new students starting Induction Week today, we … More A New Start!
As we await the start of the new academic year, we are drawing up a number of plans for our extracurricular activities for the year ahead. Next month, a number of events will take place at FCH for Black History Month, including talks by Bonnie Greer and Gary Younge. We are also putting together a … More Historical Association – New Branch Program released
This year, we’re opening out our annual History competition to everyone – not just University of Gloucestershire History students! To coincide with Black History Month, we’re asking people to nominate individuals in any or all of the following three categories: ‘Unheard Voices in Black History’, ‘Creating New Black Icons’ and ‘Celebrating Local Black Heroes’. Black History Month takes place … More Black History Month: Competition
During my recent trip to Moscow I had the chance to see the famous Soviet film Tsirk / Circus (1936) for the first time. The film is reputed to have been one of Stalin’s favourites. The director, Grigori Aleksandrov, billed the film as an ‘eccentric comedy … a real side-splitter’ and it does indeed have … More BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Black in the USSR