Our commitment

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

You can read more about our commitments in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee makes recommendations to the University Executive Board with regard to the strategic direction, priorities and objectives for EDI at the University and supports a university-wide engagement with EDI to help enable the development and delivery of programmes of work and action plans.

For details on membership, terms of reference and minutes go to the EDI Committee page.

Read moreGo to the Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee page

Black Lives Matter

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Our statement on Black Lives Matter 

A joint statement between our Students’ Union, Trade Unions UCU and Unison, colleague networks and our University that states our clear support for Black Lives Matter and our stance against racism in all its forms. 

Read moreGo to the University of Westminster statement on Black Lives Matter news page

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Our commitment plan

 

Our commitment plan is made up of 15 action points, which cover our educational and organisational delivery and are part of our work to ensure an actively anti-racist, inclusive and safe environment for all of us to study and work in. 

Read moreGo to University of Westminster Black Lives Matter commitment plan news page

Policies and procedures

See our key university-wide, colleague and student, equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policies, procedures and regulations.

Read moreGo to the Equality diversity and inclusion policies and procedures page

Support for colleagues and students

Find out about our colleague networks and student groups and societies, as well as support for students and colleagues with a disability, and harassment and bullying.

Read moreGo to the Support for colleagues and students page

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Equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives 

University-wide initiatives to promote equality, diversity and inclusion, including the Human Library Project and Green Dot Active Bystander Initiative.

Read moreGo to the Equality diversity and inclusion initiatives page

 

Black History Year

The University's Black History Year showcases our commitment to Black history, with a continuous stream of stories, events and initiatives that reflect the richness of our University – past and present.

Read moreGo to the Black History Year page