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Race Equality Steering Group

Information on the aims of the Race Equality Steering Group, as well as the members

Terms of Reference 

The aims of the group

  • To raise awareness internally and externally of race equality and cultural diversity at UCL
  • To work with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team to identify potential areas of concern in the university's policies and practices
  • To develop practical solutions to address areas of concern
  • To develop expertise and knowledge of race equality issues among group members
  • To work with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team and the Race, Religion and Belief Champion to advise senior management on ways to promote race equality at UCL
  • To represent the views of black and minority ethnic staff at UCL
  • To provide the wider network with opportunities for social and professional networking
  • To work with external organisations, such as the Equality Challenge Unit, to promote race equality in higher education.

The objectives

  • To promote equality for black and minority ethnic (BME) staff and students through involvement and consultation on the university's plans, strategies, policies, organisational change exercise and guidance
  • To act as a channel for communication and consultation between black and minority ethnic staff and senior management, via the EDI 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 the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team 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
  • To assist in the coordination of events and activities relevant to race equality and cultural diversity at UCL

Further Information

Read more about membership and expectations of members, the group's activities, the responsibilities of the co-chairs and the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Team in supporting the group here.


Race Equality Steering Group members

View member profiles here.