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Equality and Diversity at Queen Mary University of London

Welcome to the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion website at Queen Mary University of London. You will find information here about all aspects of diversity at QMUL. Queen Mary University London is located in the heart of East London which boasts a diverse, multi-cultural community. Similarly our student and staff community reflects our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion in order to ensure Queen Mary University remains an exciting and inclusive environment of opportunity. 

 

Up and coming Equality, Diversity and Inclusion news

Volunteering Opportunity: Dignity Disclosure Officers

In response to results from the Staff Survey and as part of our commitment to improving the support we provide staff and students, we are recruiting volunteers to act as Dignity Disclosure Officers (DDO’s) at QMUL.

Dignity Disclosure Officers will be trained to provide confidential support to individuals who may be experiencing difficulties relating to harassment and/or bullying. They will provide guidance on the range of options and support open to the individual. They will take a sympathetic and neutral role to complaints or concerns.

All individuals appointed to the role will be committing to giving an average of 1-2 hours a month to the role in addition to attending all training provided as well as three to four network meetings per year.

There will be three briefing sessions on the role of DDO’s across QMUL, click link to register

Full training and pastoral support will be available to successful candidates. A full day training session will take place late January or early February 2018.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 10th of November 2017. Therefore, completed forms should be returned by email to hr-equality@qmul.ac.uk no later than 12 midnight on the 10th November 2017.

For more information on the role please contact Temi Owoka at hr-equality@qmul.ac.uk

Dignity Disclosure Officers job description [DOC 21KB]

Expression of Interest for the role of Dignity Disclosure Officers [DOC 15KB]

Athena SWAN Results

Congratulations to the members of the university Gender Self-Assessment Team on achieving a Athena SWAN Silver award.

Congratulations also to the School of Mathematical Science on achieving an Athena SWAN Bronze award.  

Find out more on our Athena SWAN page.

 

To find out, please visit the event page and twitter account.

Twitter: @QMULDiversity

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