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Human Resources

 

Launch of the University Diversity Fund

At the beginning of this academic year, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope spoke about the importance of strengthening equality and inclusion, and of promoting dignity, respect and a sense of belonging for all at the University.

The Vice-Chancellor reiterated a commitment to “openness to the wider world…being inclusive, and open to diversity in all its forms – diversity of interests and beliefs, of gender, of religion, of sexual identity, of ethnicity, of physical ability.”

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Survey: National inquiry into racial harassment in higher education

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), the independent national equality body for Great Britain, has recently launched an inquiry into racial harassment in higher education. Feedback is being sought from individual staff and students on the types of racial harassment experienced or witnessed at universities, as well as the effectiveness of the routes for reporting racial harassment.

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