This resource is intended to help you to understand more about microaggressions in a racial context.

  • Understand what a microaggression is
  • Understand the effect of microaggressions on student wellbeing and participation
  • Identify the most common forms of racial microaggression
  • Learn some practical ways to counteract microaggressions and create an inclusive environment for all students
  • Find further reading and resources


Black and minority ethnic people (particularly those with darker skins) are disproportionately affected by microaggressions.

What is racism? 

How can you address racism?

Further reading and resources.