Events, networks and campaigns
Equity and Diversity coordinates a range of events, networks and campaigns designed to raise awareness of social issues and nurture a university culture that supports diversity.
White Ribbon Day at the Burwood Campus
Recognise National White Ribbon Day this Wednesday 25 November, on our Burwood Campus from 11am to 2pm. Come to the Spine, we will have Crêpes for Change there – the first 100 crêpes are free, White Ribbon merchandise for sale and we will introduce the Red Flag initiative – identifying red flags and problem behaviours in couple relationships.
Also follow us on Twitter during the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 November to 10 December) to learn more about the issue of family violence and waht is being done to prevent it.
Social Inclusion Network
The Social Inclusion Network was established in 2010 to provide a continuing platform for sharing knowledge, expertise and good practice across all areas of the University.
The main communication tool within the network is Inclusion News, a monthly newsletter produced by Equity and Diversity and sent to staff and student subscribers. Inclusion News aims to share the latest news and information about equity and diversity research, practices and events.
To subscribe, email email@example.com.
Deakin Ally Network
The Ally Network aims to create a more diverse and inclusive culture by promoting greater visibility and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, intersex, queer or questioning (LGBTIQ) staff and students and their issues.
Harassment and Discrimination Contact Officers (HDCOs) network
Deakin has a network of over 75 HDCOs who are trained to assist staff and students with any enquiries about discrimination, sexual harassment or bullying. Find out more about HDCOs
In line with the University's strategic commitment to nurturing personal development and wellbeing for students and staff, the campaign to end violence against women is building on and coordinating existing activities, support, information and resources.
Deakin University is an official supporter of Racism. It Stops With Me, a campaign which invites all Australians to reflect on what they can do to counter racism wherever it happens.