Diversity and Inclusion

Policies currently under consultation

On this page you will find details of our workplace policies which are currently under consultation. Please take time to carefully read through the policies, associated documents and information below.

  • POLICIES CURRENTLY UNDER CONSULTATION

      Policies currently under consultation:

    • Queen’s University Belfast Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy – click here for the original version (2008)
    • Queen’s University Belfast Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy – click here for the draft version under consultation (2019)
    • Related documents

    • Equality & Diversity Policy Screening Document – click here
    • Our External Consultee list has been updated in May 2019. Please click here for further details.

  • CONTACT US WITH YOUR VIEWS
    You can respond to this consultation in a number of ways:
    • By submitting your response via the Online Form;
    • By emailing your comments on the proposed new policy and the screening process to eqdiv@qub.ac.uk by 4pm on Friday 9 August 2019; AND/OR
    • By sending your comments in writing to Diversity & Inclusion Unit, People & Culture Directorate, Level 4, Administration Building, University Road, Belfast, BT7 INN by 4pm on Friday 9 August 2019.
    • Late responses will not be considered.
  • OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

      17 May 2019: Update

    • This consultation has been extended for a further 12 week period – which will run from Friday 17 May to 4pm on Friday 9 August 2019.
    • Please note: if you have already submitted a formal response to the University, either individually, or on behalf of an organisation or society, you are not required to re-submit it. All formal responses, already received, will be duly considered as part of the equality screening and policy development exercise.
    • Please note that it is not possible to respond to any submissions.
    • In accordance with the commitments contained within our Equality Scheme, we shall however, in making any decision with respect to the policy proposed to be adopted, take into account any feedback received during consultation.
    • Updates will also be distributed internally as and when is considered appropriate.
    • Late responses will not be considered.
    • Any queries must be emailed to eqdiv@qub.ac.uk
    • Consultees will be able to keep abreast of progress on this matter by visiting our website, which will be updated as and when is considered appropriate.
    • If your organisation is not listed and you wish to be added as a consultee, please contact eqdiv@qub.ac.uk and indicate your preferred method of contact.

      30 April 2019: Update

      This consultation is now closed and all received responses are currently being reviewed.

      Please note, and as previously stated on these pages, it is not possible to respond to every person and/or organisation who submitted a response to the recent Equality & Diversity Policy consultation process.

      In accordance with the commitments contained within our Equality Scheme, we shall however, in making any decision with respect to the policy proposed to be adopted, take into account any feedback received during consultation.

      Consultees will be able to keep abreast of progress on this matter by visiting our website, which will be updated as and when is considered appropriate.

      Updates will also be distributed internally via email as and when is considered appropriate.