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. Apr. 30, 2021Asian Heritage Month
    Watercolour scenery with text reading

    May 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the Senate of Canada’s Declaration of May as Asian Heritage Month, a Motion tabled by The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy, the first Canadian of Asian descent to be appointed to the Senate of Canada.

  3. Apr. 23, 2021May is Sexual Violence Awareness Month

    May is Sexual Violence Awareness month, and it provides the opportunity to not only increase awareness about sexual violence, but also to build and strengthen capacity to end sexual violence on our campuses and broader communities.  

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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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