About Equity & Diversity

The Equity and Diversity Unit (EDU) works with Faculties and Divisions to develop strategies that ensure that the University of Newcastle is at the forefront of equity and access issues and monitors our compliance with state and national equity legislation.

Staff in the Equity & Diversity Unit can:

  • Assist faculties and professional units to develop appropriate strategies to integrate equity and diversity programs into their strategic planning process
  • Design and facilitate equity and diversity related training
  • Provide guidance on recruiting for diversity in education and employment
  • Provide advice on anti-discrimination and affirmative action legislation
  • Present guest lectures and other presentations to student and staff groups
  • Advocate for the principles of equity, fairness and social justice