Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Supports
UCD believes in equality, diversity and inclusion and embeds these fairness principles into all aspects of University life. UCD’s vision for EDI is to be a leader and role model in equality and diversity in the higher education sector nationally and internationally, and for EDI to be at the heart of all we do.
For more, please visit: https://www.ucd.ie/equality/
Dignity and Respect Supports
UCD’s Dignity and Respect Policy sets out the framework for dealing with complaints of bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment. It includes information for dealing with complaints informally as well as information on the formal procedure. It also contains information on the supports available for staff and students.
You can learn more at https://www.ucd.ie/dignityandrespect/
Gender Identity and Expression Supports
Gender identity and expression is a positive, core part, of being human and experiencing wellbeing and fulfilment. UCD celebrates its diverse community of employees and students and their diverse gender identities and expression. Fundamental equality and inclusion in UCD’s community is central to our University’s ethos of academic excellence and integrity and our aspiration to be leaders in our society.
For more, please see: https://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/Gender%20Identity%20Policy%20Final%20June%2017.pdf
Code of Practice for the Employment of People with Disabilities
UCD's Code of Practice for the Employment of People with Disabilities sets out to provide a statement of policy and guidance in relation to the employment of people with disabilities. It states that UCD is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities are not disadvantaged by reason of having a disability.
Gender Balance on Committees
UCD's Gender Balance on Committees policy articulates UCD’s commitment to a minimum gender balance of 40% women and 40% men on all decision making committees (and among their Chairs).