Equality

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UCC has become a Glen Diversity Champion!

Diversity Champions is an initiative of GLEN, the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, to promote the inclusion of LGBT employees www.diversitychampions.ie/

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UCC has become a Glen Diversity Champion!
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HEA National Review of Gender Equality in Irish Higher Education Institutions

The report was compiled by the Expert Group commissioned by the HEA to undertake a national review of gender equality in higher education institutions.

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HEA National Review of Gender Equality in Irish Higher Education Institutions
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Athena Swan Award

University College Cork (UCC) has become the third university in Ireland to receive the Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognizing its efforts to promote gender equality in higher education.

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 Athena Swan Award

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards full equality of opportunity in all aspects of University life. UCC is committed to tackling all forms of discrimination, bullying and harassment that may impede someone’s progress to reaching their full potential.

The Equality Employment Acts 1998 - 2007 and the Equal Status Acts 2000 - 2004 underpin the equality programme in UCC by prohibiting discrimination in employment, in access to employment and in access to goods and services under the following nine grounds:

  1. Gender
  2. Civil Status
  3. Family Status
  4. Sexual Orientation
  5. Religion
  6. Age
  7. Disability
  8. Race
  9. Membership of the Traveller Community

 

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