Equity & Human Rights (EQHR)

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Employment equity toolkit

Access resources for recruitment, retention and accommodation to embed equity into all stages of your recruitment and retention processes.

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Sexualized violence policy and support

Get advice and support about UVic’s new policy on the prevention and response to sexualized violence.

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Discrimination and harassment

Our office offers support for faculty, staff and students facing discrimination and harassment.

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Education and initiatives

Learn about how you can work towards a more inclusive campus.

Building an equitable and inclusive campus

Get support for sexualized violence, discrimination, harassment or workplace bullying. Access help implementing equity and inclusion work and education across campus.

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

To learn more about UVic’s territory acknowledgement, please visit the Office of Indigenous Academic and Community Engagement (IACE). To learn more about UVic’s Indigenous Plan and Indigenous focus please visit here.

What we do

Equity and Human Rights is a resource for all UVic community members, providing education, information, assistance and advice in aid of building and supporting an inclusive campus. We believe that our campus should represent the diversity of our larger communities and that every person--student staff and faculty--should be treated equitably. To this end we work closely across all units to build equity and diversity through education, prevention and structural initiatives. Finally, when issues and concerns arise, we are here to assist community members and help guide them through the range of available resolution options.

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