UHST building appeal

Two months ago we launched a building appeal, marking the 10th Anniversary of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust, with the aim of raising £150,000 to complete the infrastructure of the two Humanist High Schools we support, Isaac Newton and Mustard Seed Schools. (See UHST appeal leaflet http://oxfordhumanists.org.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Leaflet2018-2.pdf, here). The money will be used to build Library & Information Centres, Multi-purpose School Halls, Boarding Hostels and Science Laboratories. These facilities are needed to cope with the growing numbers of students being attracted by the high educational and welfare standards in the Humanist Schools. For many years the schools struggled with fewer than 100 students, but they areRead More →

We received a letter from the South East London Humanist Group who are launching a campaign on Tuesday 12 June to get the BBC to include humanists on Thought for the Day, promoting the campaign amongst local humanist groups and encouraging our participation. As they rightly say: “This may seem a bit of an old chestnut but it reflects a much wider problem – the BBC’s continued policy to put religion and ethics together as if you needed to be religious to be ethical, and to divorce religion from the wider philosophical discourse as a way to protect and privilege it. So we are hopingRead More →