Support for our community

Our Report and Support and wellbeing services are available to any staff or students who may be affected by the issues discussed on this site.

Laverne's story 


With thanks to Laverne Condappa-Ward, Co-Chair of our staff BAME network, for sharing a colleague's viewpoint on the importance of telling these stories within our community.

Historic links to slavery are not who we are today, with staff, students and alumni taking action to address inequalities in their personal and professional lives. Nonetheless, without understanding how our past affects present inequalities, our work in addressing discrimination and inequality today is diminished.

Professor Nalin Thakkar / Vice-President for Social Responsibility, The University of Manchester

Additional sources of information

This is a significant and wide-ranging topic and we have many other researchers, students and professional services staff working on many areas that touch on inequality.