A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
UNSW Canberra at ADFA is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, staff and visitors. We celebrate our diversity, leverage our individual differences and value the cultural richness of our communities. We know our diversity is our greatest strength, from which we all benefit. We are all responsible for creating a safe, supportive, enjoyable, and productive culture in which all our staff, students and visitors can thrive.
From the Vice-Chancellor down, diversity and inclusion is considered essential to UNSW’s continued success. UNSW values diversity of thought and experience and believes that an inclusive and collaborative culture underpins research and teaching excellence. UNSW aspires for our workforce and student population to reflect the demographics of our society. We celebrate and promote diversity as a key strength of our organisation.
Accepted for who you are
UNSW understands that everyone is different, and we value the perspectives and life experiences that all of our employees bring to the workplace. Our desire is for all employees and students to reach their full potential and to feel they can be themselves regardless of their gender, disability, cultural background, sexual orientation or gender identity. Our aim is by having Diversity Champions, network and advisory groups and diversity training, we create an environment where people feel supported to have the learning experience or can build the career they truly want.
UNSW’s vision is to be recognised as an international exemplar in equity, diversity, and inclusion. At UNSW Canberra at ADFA, we are working hard towards achieving that goal.
Equity and Diversity Unit
The EDI Unit is located at the UNSW Canberra at ADFA campus in Building 13 (opposite the Creative Media Unit). Staff and students are welcome to seek confidential advice, support and to discuss options for resolution of concerns about Equity matters, including:
- Advice and referral on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Flexible Work and Wellbeing
- Advice and assistance with obtaining Workplace Adjustments or Additional Educational Support for staff and students with disability, mental health, and other medical conditions
- Equity and Diversity initiatives, projects, events and activities for staff and students
- UNSW Canberra’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Equity plan
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion training and resources