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Inclusive Media

Understanding the perspectives and lived experiences of other people can help us to be more empathetic and inclusive and to consider things from new perspectives.

On this page, we have a selection of inclusive videos, celebrating and educating about diversity within the University and around the world

Linda Peka, Tina Verhaeghe and Rachel Winzer leading a discusison about their experience of collaboration with Black, Asian Minority Ethnic Students, Staff and Allies network and the importance of allyship. 

A series of videos directed by Cherish Oteka, and in partnership with Stonewall, to showcase the lived experiences of LGBT people of colour.

Ayla Holdom talks of her experience as being the first openly trans pilot in the military

Jak talks of his experience on coming out as trans

When a real-life firefighter, surgeon, and fighter pilot drop in on a classroom, these children have their assumptions about gender roles turned around.

Trans activists Fox & Owl Fisher explain why non-binary identities are valid and non-binary people deserve to live with dignity and authenticity.

The fight for equality is far from over. Whatever you do and however you do it, it’s time to come out in support of lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people.

Still Don’t Understand Sexual Consent? It’s Like a Cup of Tea. Animation courtesy of Emmeline May at and Blue Seat Studios. Copyright © 2015 RockStarDinosaurPiratePrincess and Blue Seat Studios. 


Mandy McBain is a Client Account Manager for Stonewall and through her work with the Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Equality Charity and alongside her involvement with the Armed Services and UK Security Services, Mandy has become a passionate advocate for equality, diversity and inclusion.

Professor Janice Kay, Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter, received the Universities of Sanctuary award on behalf of the University on 20 November 2019, at an event on Streatham Campus where staff and students had the opportunity to hear about some of the work of the University to nurture a culture of welcome towards refugees and asylum seekers.

Akria Allman, a University of Exeter student based at the Penryn campus, talks about coming to Cornwall to study and what life is like as an ethnic minority student in the county.

Dexter Dias, QC exploring the roots of racism, its painful consequences and how we can actively combat it together to work for racial equity. 

Tina Verhaeghe spoke to BBC Radio Devon about setting up the BAME staff and student network at the University of Exeter.

UCL Discussion on Euro and white centric curricula