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Welcome to the Equity and Diversity Office

Southern Cross University is committed to providing an environment for staff and students that embraces and supports a knowledge of and respect for equity and cultural diversity and which is free from harassment and discrimination.

The Equity and Diversity Office facilitates the development and implementation, in consultation with key stakeholders, of University policy, initiatives, strategies, programs and projects related to equity and diversity in employment and education. It is responsible for:

Students at Coffs Harbour Campus

  • Equal Employment Opportunity;
  • Affirmative Action;
  • Higher Education Participation and Partnership Programs;
  • Workshops and Events relating to Equal Opportunity and Cultural Diversity

The Equity and Diversity Office focuses on staff from the following groups:

  • Women;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples;
  • People with disabilities; and
  • People from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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The Equity and Diversity Office focuses on students and potential students from the following groups:

  • Regional and remote areas;
  • Low socio-economic backgrounds;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples;
  • People with disabilities;
  • People from non-English speaking backgrounds.



What's Happening

Equity & Diversity Office wears it purple at Lismore
Equity & Diversity News

The first issue of Equity and Diversity News is now available on-line. We hope you find it an interesting and enjoyable way to keep informed about what's happening in the area of equity and diversity at SCU.

In this issue you will find articles on:

Celebrating and acknowledging our diversity
EO Online
Courageous Conversations About Race
Diversity Week
Staff profile Simone Balzer

The Equity and Diversity Office team welcomes comments and suggestions on items for future newsletters; please email equity@scu.edu.au

Updated: 12 September 2014