Welcome to Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

We work to bring members of our campus community together to facilitate understanding and address systemic barriers to equity, inclusion, and decolonization. Explore and learn more about the five intersecting portfolios that support the work that we do.

  1. Jan. 28, 2020Coronavirus update

    Please visit the University of Waterloo's Coronavirus website for the latest information. 

  2. Sep. 27, 2021Islamic Heritage Month
    Islamic Heritage Month

    The month of October is 

  3. July 30, 2021Emancipation Day
    August 1st is Emancipation Day

    August 1st marks Emancipation Day in Canada. Emancipation Day highlights the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act across the British Empire on this day in 1834. Before this, enslavement was very much legal in what is now known as Canada, and Black and Indigenous peoples were enslaved on this land. 2021 is the first year Canada has officially recognized August 1 as Emancipation Day.

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  1. Apr. 28, 2020 to Dec. @31, 2021ONLINE MODULE: Equitable Recruitment and Selection

    This online module is available anytime and focuses on the faculty hiring process and promotes best practices for recruitment and selection to ensure that the committee reaches an unbiased and fair decision.

    Audience: Faculty

  2. Aug. 20, 2020 to Dec. @31, 2021ONLINE MODULE: Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace: A primer for Waterloo employees

    This online module is available anytime and focuses on ensuring UWaterloo employees are equipped to understand and identify behaviours that may be considered harassment or discrimination.

    Audience: Staff

  3. Apr. 5 to Dec. 31, 2021E-LEARNING COURSE: Confronting Anti-Black Racism
    Confronting Anti-Black Racism

    This e-course is available to all Waterloo students, faculty and staff and is an opportunity for (un)learning and gaining tools to better take anti-racist action in our own lives, at work, home, and in our communities.

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