The value of social justice is at the core of our work and we seek to extend and employ the resources of the University in ways which address in equalities and encourage the development of potential, wherever it is found.
Hampshire Diamond Jubilee Gambia Project
The University of Winchester is leading the Hampshire Diamond Jubilee Project, a new appeal following on from the success of the Hampshire Millennium Project, led by our Chancellor, Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire.
Find out more about the Hampshire Diamond Jubilee Gambia Project
In 2003 the University of Winchester launched its 'Enterprise Lectures' series, with the aim of offering students, staff and members of the community the opportunity to hear first-hand from fascinating and creative people who have been successful in their field, focussing on those who have been entrepreneurial and have made a real difference.
Find out more about Enterprise Lectures
Research and Engagement Newsletter
The Research and Engagement Newsletter is produced by the University's Research & Knowledge Exchange Centre and contains highlights of the wide range of research and engagement events and activities undertaken by staff, students and graduates.
Find out more about the Research and Engagement Newsletter
The University of Winchester has widening participation, increased access, retention and achievement of students at the heart of its mission. Furthermore, we value the wealth of experience, skills and knowledge that students from diverse backgrounds bring to the experience of other students and staff of the University.
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Winchester holds the prestigious Purple Flag, a national award which recognises cities that are safe and enjoyable places for a night out.
For more information about the Purple Flag Award please visit the page.
Playing for Time
Playing for Time Theatre Company stages plays with prisoners and undergraduate students working together. Students act as mentors helping prisoners with aspects of their performance, for example, line-learning and aspects of self-presentation and performance. Plays are chosen for the learning that is embedded in the play itself in terms of content, themes and context.
Find out more about Playing for Time
The University of Winchester supports CARA (Council for At-Risk Academics) as part of its social justice agenda. CARA assist academics who have been, or are, or are at risk of being subject to discrimination, persecution, suffering or violence on account of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, to relieve needs among them and their dependants and ensure that their specialist knowledge and abilities can continue to be used for the benefit of the public. Additionally, CARA hopes to advance education by supporting academics and their educational institutions in countries where their continuing work is at risk or compromised, to ensure that such academics and institutions can continue to fulfil their critical role as educators for the public benefit. Find out more at www.cara1933.org