EDISA for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
“I believe everyone is entitled to equal opportunities to thrive, and we should all work to remove the barriers that exist so the College of MDS, University and beyond can be a more inclusive and welcoming environment.”
EDISA for Birmingham Scholar
"As the EDI student ambassador for Birmingham Scholar, I want to make sure that people from underrepresented backgrounds have access to resources and opportunities that would help them with their studies and career goals. University should be a positive experience for all students and so I want to create a more in depth understanding of EDI and why it is important when it comes to the student experience."
EDISA for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences
"Within this role, I hope to ensure that people feel like they genuinely belong by creating safe spaces for underrepresented students and opportunities for them to discuss their experiences candidly. I'm especially looking forward to increasing inclusion through organising new and exciting events and I'm dedicated to making an active effort to address problems within the institution."
EDISA for the College of Social Sciences
"I am really excited to join the EDISA team this year. I want to ensure that everyone feels a sense of belonging to campus, that the diversity in our community is acknowledged, appreciated and respected, and that opportunities at the University are accessible to all."
EDISA for the College of Arts and Law
"I am enthusiastic about projects and events that help people to come together from all walks of life. As an autistic person and member of the LGBTQ+ community, I know first-hand how important inclusive practises are to feeling welcome, respected and enabled at University."
EDISA for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
“ I am very passionate about championing equality, diversity and inclusion in STEM at UoB. As an EDI student ambassador, I look forward to amplifying the voices of minority groups and showcasing inspiring role modes.
Together we can help to create an inclusive STEM community where every student feels values and empowered.”
EDISA for Communications
"My passion is to create a campus where our differences are cherished, and we can blossom in the garden of diversity!"
EDISA for Careers Network
"I am super excited to create meaningful change on campus, by ensuring everyone feels valued, safe and represented. I am determined to ensure all students have the accessibility, knowledge and confidence to grasp opportunities available to them and achieve their goals.”
EDISA for Sport and Fitness
"I want everybody to experience a sense of belonging and inclusion at university, particularly in our amazing sport and fitness gym! I am going to be working hard to break down barriers and foster an open and safe environment for everyone to feel comfortable in."
EDISA for Accessibility
"I am passionate about embedding equality, celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive culture here at UoB. I would like to make university accessible for all and give minority students a voice."