Major survey on UK arts diversity launched

25 September 2015

A new survey, published this week in the Guardian and developed by the arts organisation Create, in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, the London School of Economics and the University of Sheffield, aims to understand diversity in the sector.

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Survey on diversity in the sector

Is it hard to get a job in the arts if you’re working class, minority ethnic, or a woman? Do you need prior connections to get ahead? And what do you think needs to change? This is your chance to contribute to major research into diversity in the creative industries – make your voice heard.

For more information about the survey, go here

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* Image credit: The Guardian website