A safe, confidential and supportive environment for all BME staff to meet together and express their views, experiences and concerns. To promote positive attitudes towards BME people and raise the profile of BME equality across the university. To work towards creating and supporting a culture To provide opportunities for peer support, mentoring, information sharing and personal and professional development amongst BME staff. To inform and contribute to the University’s approach to BME issues by contributing experience, expertise and ideas. Forthcoming Meeting Dates: …………… 19th February 12:30 – 1:30 CMR1.0 ………….. 19th May, 12:30 – 1:30 CMR 1.0 …………. 7th July 12:30 – 1:30 CMR 1.1 If you would like to find out more about this network or register your interest in attending the next meeting, please contact: Claire Algar (Equality and Diversity Coordinator) [email protected] Staff Network Groups are one way of supporting aims and responsibilities. As well as offering an interface for staffuniversity engagement, staff networks also have other potential benefits, all which contribute to a healthy organisational culture, where diversity can be celebrated.