Groups & Committees - Equality and Diversity - Newcastle University

Groups & Committees

The key parts of the structure for decision making and consultation on Equality and Diversity matters in the University.

Diversity Structure 2017 (PDF, 128KB)

Diversity Committee

The Diversity Committee is responsible for promoting equality, diversity and best practice across the University. It makes reports and recommendations to other groups such as Council and Executive Board. It monitors compliance with legislation and oversees the publication of the Equality and Diversity Annual Report. The Chair is nominated by Executive Board.

The membership includes representatives from the Faculties and Professional Support Services, Human Resources and the Students’ Union.

The current chair is Professor Judith Rankin

Forthcoming meetings:

Thursday 5th October 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 25th January 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 15th March 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 31st May 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Agenda and Minutes from Previous Meetings

3 October 2016 Agenda (PDF, 194KB), Minutes (PDF. 152KB)

26 January 2017 Agenda (PDF, 195KB), Minutes (PDF, 152KB)


Diversity Consultative Group (DCG)

The Diversity Consultative Group acts as a forum for diversity issues across the University, including the Students’ Union. It reports and makes recommendations to the Diversity Committee, via the Chair.

The membership includes representatives from staff and student networks such as the Disabled Employees Network, Student Wellbeing and Unions.

The current chair is Dr Laura Delgaty

Forthcoming meetings:

Thursday 7th September 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 9th November 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 8th February 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 5th April 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Agenda and Minutes from Previous Meetings

21 September 2016 Agenda (PDF, 218KB), Minutes (PDF, 229KB)

10 January 2017 Agenda (PDF, 0KB)