Monday, 20 March 2017

University can feel like a hostile place to Muslim students

theconversation.com, University can feel like a hostile place to Muslim students "For those Muslims students who do access higher education, the odds can be stacked against them. Students from most ethnic minority backgrounds don’t do as well as their white peers – even when they enter higher education with the same or better qualifications. And although data on religion is not routinely collected by universities it is likely that many Muslims students are underperforming."

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

EHRC on religious symbols 'ban'

EHRC, Religious symbols ruling does not mean staff can be targeted for dismissal, 15 Mar 2017 "Following a ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union, which found that employers could ban staff from wearing visible religious symbols but must have a relevant policy in place before doing so, Equality and Human Rights Commission Chief Executive Rebecca Hilsenrath said..."