The Bartlett


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

A hub for information relating to equality, diversity and inclusion at The Bartlett.
We are here to facilitate the conversations and actions that will drive our faculty to build on the hard work of so many. We are here to strengthen our ongoing efforts to develop EDI practices that transform our spaces into more welcoming and sustainable environments.  We are here to work collaboratively, sharing ideas, and experiences in the hope of driving change that nurtures our values of equality, diversity, and inclusion.   

Sara Shafiei, Vice-Dean Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at The Bartlett

Pledges and commitments

A Bartlett for everyone

Our blueprint for a more inclusive faculty, looking at where we are and where we want to be

The Bartlett Dean’s Race Equality Pledges

Find out more about The Bartlett Dean's pledges for racial equality in our community

UCL response to independent investigation into the Bartlett School of Architecture

Updates and news following an external report into problematic culture, educational practices and environment at The Bartlett School of Architecture

Race and Spatial Justice recruitment focus

An initiative inviting diverse thinkers, researchers and teachers from across the world to come and work with us

Bartlett Promise

The Bartlett Promise Scholarship provides full scholarships for students from underrepresented backgrounds to study at The Bartlett

Outreach at The Bartlett

We work with schools, organisations and communities to increase the proportion of students from underrepresented groups in our faculty

Resources for staff and students

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Policies and Guidance

A collection of links relating to EDI-related policies and guidance at UCL, as well as support networks for staff and students.

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Gender Equity (Athena Swan)

In 2021, The Bartlett became UCL’s first faculty to achieve an Athena SWAN Silver Award - here we look at our plans to 2025.

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B.Queer - The Bartlett's Queer Network

A space for LGBTQIA+ staff and students to connect, build community, host events, and share research interests

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The Forum for Racialised Minorities | Global majority

A platform of support, learning, celebration of culture, and solidarity within the Bartlett, for anyone identifying as non-white

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Bartlett EDI Teams

Find EDI contacts across our schools and institutes, as well as our faculty coordination team and UCL-wide EDI committees/social networks

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EDI in Practice

On this page you'll find information on schemes and ideas to improve our practices and testimonials on living EDI at The Bartlett

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'Race' and Space

A new curriculum, responding to a need for greater understanding of 'race' and the built environment, with resources for staff and learners

Events and media

Bartlett Alternative

A creative hub, sharing diverse work and references used and created by students and staff across The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

    Black Urbanisms

    A 4-part podcast series exploring what the term ‘Black Urbanisms’ can offer us as we think about cities and urban experience

    Inclusive Spaces

    Join The Bartlett’s bi-monthly Inclusive Spaces event series to explore equity, diversity and inclusion in the built environment.

    Stay in touch

    To join The Bartlett EDI Group or to find out more information, please contact the team


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