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Multicultural Sub-Group

Page Updated: 19th July 2022


  • Rory Carey (Chair)
  • Marcellina Fogarty
  • Caroline Mangan
  • Jola Meagher
  • Clár Ní Bhuachalla
  • Licia Carlesi
  • Dr Lai Ma
  • Smaranda Sava
  • Adam Trodd
  • Elaine Cregg
  • Dr Katherine Fama
  • Associate Professor Michela Bertolotto
  • Dr Penpatra Sripaiboonkij
  • Oluromade Olusa
  • Dr Marta Bustillo
  • Scott Evans (Chaplaincy)
  • Elaine Aherne (UCD Foundation)
  • Rosaleen Aljohmani (student representative)
  • Sydney Turner (student representative)


  • To identify priorities from the feedback from focus groups that took place with international employees such as onboarding for international employees and adjusting local induction in line with good practice
  • To establish an International Employee Network
  • To increase employee awareness around multi-culturalism and upskill on globalisation through seminars and other means
  • To investigate funding for Staff Mobility
  • To progress the work carried out to date of the Refugee Working Group
  • To review both culture and policies in relation to inclusiveness in respect of languages including the Irish language
  • To engage and share learning with external institutions such as Queens University Belfast, World University Network, International University Association, European Network Association and others
  • To make recommendations to the EDI Group around promoting multiculturalism
  • To engage with the Equality Challenge Unit Race Charter (and successor instruments)
  • To engage with University practice around faith and religion

Contact UCD Equality Diversity and Inclusion

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: edi@ucd.ie