Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To support the University in executing its Strategic Plan by taking account of equality, diversity and inclusion.
  2. To report to Council and other committees as appropriate, on progress towards the fulfilment of the University's statutory obligations * in respect of equality, diversity and inclusion.
  3. To lead the development of the University’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and Framework.
  4. To monitor and review performance against the University’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and Framework, ensuring that objectives and associated action plans are implemented and effective.
  5. To consider reports from relevant university committees, boards, networks and other advisory forums.
  6. To establish two-way communication with staff and student equality networks and other advisory forums to ensure that their views are sought and represented as appropriate (represented by the YUSU, GSA, trade unions and staff networks and forums).
  7. To receive and consider annual reports on equality monitoring statistics in respect of the staff and student community.
  8. To establish ad-hoc sub-groups in relation to specific areas of equality as appropriate.

*The Equality Act 2010