The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC) was established in 2016 and held it's inaugural meeting in November 2016.  The Committee will set the framework for equality in service provision and employment across the University through development of operational work programmes.

This committee is composed of representative members from across the University who are senior decision makers with responsibilities for major units, schools, colleges, and leadership, including significant involvement from the Students Union. The EDICC reports to both UMT and to Údarás na hOllscoile, via a sub-committee of the Údarás, the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. 

The Terms of Reference of the EDICC were initally approved on November 1st 2016. 

The EDICC has met on three occasions in the 2016/17 academic year and has scoped a programme of work comprising the following work streams, activities and working groups:

  1. Gender Equality
  2. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Training and Development
  3. LGBT
  4. Disability
  5. Cultural Diversity
  6. Access

Membership of the Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC)

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report

The Public Sector Duty was introduced as part of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) Act 2014.  The University is required to produce an annual report that is accessible to the public which includes details of developments and initiatives in the line with the Public Sector Duty. Production of this annual report falls under the remit of the EDICC, and the 2016/17 Annual report is now available.

NUI Galway Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report 2016/17