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UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly regardless of gender, age, race, disability, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, civil status, family status, or membership of the travelling community. 

To learn more about the university's commitment to equality of opportunity for our staff and students, click here.

UCD Dignity and Respect

The UCD Dignity and Respect website provides guidance on how you can raise concerns and the options for resolving issues of a dignity and respect nature. There is also information on the Bullying & Harassment and Sexual Misconduct policies, the processes for raising and addressing concerns, how to make a formal complaint and the support and training available. 

SPIRe EDI Supports and Policies

SPIRe has a number of school-specific policies which complement the University's strategies and objectives.

  • SPIRe Welcome Pack
  • SPIRe EDI Policy
  • SPIRe Family Friendly Policy 

Confidential Contacts

For EDI or Dignity and Respect concerns:

Johan A Elkink, Head of School ((opens in a new window)jos.elkink@ucd.ie)
UCD Dignity and Respect Contacts

UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe)

School Office: G301, Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.