Welcome to the Equity Office
The Equity Office is a central source of expertise for the University of Waterloo community members on substantive equality, diversity, and inclusion matters. The Equity Office leads efforts to proactively promote equity and diversity established as priorities in A distinguished past – a distinctive future: University of Waterloo Strategic Plan 2013 (PDF)
Learn more about the Equity Office.
- Oct. 20, 2016
Staff, faculty, students and visitors to the University of Waterloo will have access to more than 60 inclusive washrooms as part of an initiative launched to foster inclusion for diverse community members.
- Sep. 26, 2016
By Equity Office Staff
Award-winning scholar and activist Rachel Griffin will be on campus this week to share research findings on how to prevent sexual violence and support survivors.
- Sep. 15, 2016
Earlier this month we took another important step forward for equity at the University of Waterloo.
Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor
- Apr. 29 to Aug. 2, 2017
Sponsored by the Equity Office, the Making Spaces program is a framework for creating affirming spaces on campus and fostering interpersonal relationships through education and training on aspects of social identity. UW community members partake in training and a registration process to become Space Makers, ambassadors of equity.