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. Jan. 15, 2021Indigenization through collective bargaining: Lessons and ideas for academic staff associations
    Indigenization through collective bargaining

    Last year, Brock University Faculty Association ratified a new collective agreement that contained important contract provisions designed to advance measures aimed at restoring and renewing Indigenous practices and knowledge systems.

  3. Dec. 14, 2020Light the Fire: Experiences of Indigenous Faculty in Ontario Universities
    Lighting the Fire report

    The Council of Ontario Universities distributed a survey to all full-time self-identified Indigenous faculty throughout Ontario Universities during the winter term 2019 and the results and calls to action are now available

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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. Jan. 18, 2021ONLINE: EQ101 Equity 101

    This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege.  

    Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

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