Equality & Diversity Strategy Committee

Equality & Diversity Strategy Committee

The University’s Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee (EDSC) role is to consider the University’s strategic planning and policy development matters relating to equality and diversity; to advise and make recommendations to the University’s Court, Senate, Human Resources Committee, the Education Policy and Strategy Committee, Student Support and Development Committee and the Senior Management Group, as appropriate. 

In addition, the EDSC works in co-operation with other University committees and working groups as required.

The EDSC Committee is chaired by the Principal and is supported by the Equality and Diversity Unit.  It brings together all the Equality Champions, representatives from the Students’ Representative Council; the heads of a number of key University Services, as well as a Learning and Teaching and Trade Unions representative.

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee Remit and Membership will be confirmed following the first meeting of the session.  

EDSC Minutes

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 8 March 2018
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 20 November 2017

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 30 May 2017
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 28 February 2017
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 5 December 2016

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 25 May 2016
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 4 March 2016
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 26 November 2015

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 5 June 2015
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 26 February 2015
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 25 November 2014

Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 22 May 2014
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 11 February 2014
Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee - 29 November 2013

Equality & Diversity Strategy Committee & Equality Champions

Equality & Diversity Strategy Committee & Equality Champions

The University’s strategic plan Glasgow 2020: A Global Vision defines our value of openness as;

Our inclusiveness embraces diversity by valuing and respecting the perspectives and contributions of all our colleagues and students.

Equality is at the heart of the University and to support this value, the University has appointed 7 Equality Champions, all drawn from senior management.  They have responsibility to promote and raise awareness around equality issues. 

The seven Equality Champions come together as the University’s Equality and Diversity Strategy Committee (EDSC) along with other key stakeholders from across the University.  Its role is to consider the University’s strategic planning and policy development matters relating to equality and diversity; to advise and make recommendations to the University’s Court, Senate, HR Committee, the Education Policy and Strategy Committee and the Senior Management Group, as appropriate.  In addition the EDSC works in co-operation with other University committees and working groups, as required.