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.
- Jan. 28, 2020
Please visit the University of Waterloo's Coronavirus website for the latest information.
- Mar. 30, 2021
March 31st is Trans Day of Visibility.
We celebrate trans students, faculty and staff; trans scholars, artists, and community members and celebrate their diverse contributions to all facets of life and our community.
- Feb. 25, 2021
Waterloo’s SVPRO supports all members of the University of Waterloo campus community who have experienced, or been impacted, by sexual violence. This is ongoing work that also includes educational and capacity-building programming centred on creating a campus where consent culture lives and thrives.
During the month of March, SVPRO has several workshops, events, and opportunities in which to engage. To encourage discussion and virtual interaction, many of these opportunities have limited group size, so early registration is suggested.
- Apr. 28, 2020 to Dec. @31, 2021
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.
- Aug. 20, 2020 to Dec. @31, 2021
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.
- Apr. 5 to Dec. 31, 2021
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.