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Do you want to change the world? So do we!

Our aim is to promote social justice both locally and globally, using interdisciplinary, feminist and egalitarian approaches to learning.

We offer:

Postgraduate programmes in Equality Studies and Women's Studies, Undergraduate modules in the UCD Horizons programme, Outreach and Continuing Professional Development programmes in Equality Studies and Women's Studies, a dynamic, interdisciplinary research programme.

We also host UCD’s Egalitarian World Initiative, a network of over 100 scholars from across the university who are working on social justice issues.

Our interdisciplinary programmes cover a wide range of equality, feminist, human rights and global justice issues. Our programmes are flexible. To facilitate part-time students, many classes are offered in the evening. There are progression routes from one qualification to the next. Our graduates can be found working in every sector. They include government ministers, community activists, home carers, educators, artists, health care professionals, farmers, police, civil servants and journalists


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Two Research Posts Available at the UCD School of Social Justice Equlaity Studies Centre, undertaking research for an IRC-funded project led by Professor Kathleen Lynch as the Principal Investigator

Equality of Opportunity in Practice: Studies in Working, Learning and Caring is a major IRC funded research project at the School of Social Justice, Equality Studies Centre. The project is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 on a two-year post-doctoral fellowship and a Research Assistant for a two-year part-time or one-year temporary post.

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Travellers, Ethnicity, Rights & Nomadism - New and unique modules launched by The School of Social Justice

The School of Social Justice is pleased to announce the launch of two new and unique courses this term. The Travellers, Ethnicity & Rights (SSJ30140) course is available for undergraduates while Travellers Rights & Nomadism course (SSJ40040) is a postgraduate module. These modules have been developed in collaboration with Pavee Point (representing both Travellers and Roma in Ireland) and the Irish Traveller Movement. The development of the courses is especially exciting as they are largely delivered and prepared by Travellers researching and teaching in higher education in Ireland.