Raise awareness internally and externally of race equality and cultural diversity at UCL.
Work with the Equalities and Diversity Team to identify potential areas of concern in the university’s policies and practices.
Develop practical solutions to address areas of concern.
Develop expertise and knowledge of race equality issues among group members.
Work with the Equalities and Diversity Team and the Race, Religion and Belief Champion to advise senior management on ways to promote race equality at UCL.
Represent the views of the body of black and minority ethnic staff at UCL.
Provide the wider network with opportunities for social and professional networking
Work with external organisations, such as the Equality Challenge Unit, to promote race equality in Higher Education.
The Objectives of the group will be to:
Promote equality for black and minority ethnic (BME) staff and students through involvement and consultation on the university’s plans, strategies, policies, organizational change exercises and guidance.
To act as a channel for communication and consultation between black and minority ethnic staff and senior management, via the E&D Team.
To influence UCL on employment issues for black and minority ethnic staff, in particular recruitment and career progression.
To support the implementation of the University’s Race Equality Action Plan.
To work with the key stakeholders and Equalities and Diversity Tem in reviewing information which suggests any direct and indirect forms of discrimination faced by black and minority ethnic staff.
To develop online resources for members.
Assist in the coordination of events and activities relevant to race equality and cultural diversity at UCL.
Read more about membership and expectations of members, the group's activites and the responsibilities of the co-chairs and the Equalities and Diversity Team in supporting the group here.
RESG member profiles
You can find more information about the current group members here.