Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards 2020 – nominations open

The awards are an occasion to recognise and celebrate the breadth of initiatives and extraordinary individual commitment to equality and diversity across the University, so please do consider submitting a nomination, and encourage others to do so. The Vice-Chancellor will award trophies to individuals and teams in five categories.

Anyone can nominate another student or staff member in the two Champion or Role Model categories. This is your opportunity to let us know about those individuals who have inspired you, demonstrated exceptional leadership or made a real difference to equality and diversity in your department, college or the wider University.

Nominations in the three ‘project’ categories can be submitted by individuals or groups with direct involvement in initiatives to promote greater equality and diversity in any area of the University’s working, research, learning or social environment. The categories are deliberately broad and we hope to hear about as many initiatives as possible – to be able to acknowledge the work that you’re doing, share examples of good practice and inspire others to take action.

All short-listed nominees will be invited to attend an awards ceremony at Keble College on Wednesday 13 May, where overall winners in each category will be announced, and case studies about their work will be published in an awards booklet.

You can find further information and nominations forms on the Equality & Diversity Unit's website: and watch out for posters which are being distributed with this term’s EDU newsletter. Nominations close on Friday 28 February.

You can read about the 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards winners at: