Equity Diversity & Inclusion

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UNSW Science provides an equitable place of work and study that encourages innovation, productivity and progress. Diversity and inclusion are important to our success. We produce strong, credible and pioneering science of global impact and train the next generation of scientists. 

Learn more about our EDI initiatives at faculty level. 

UNSW’s Equity & Diversity Policy

The UNSW School of Materials Science & Engineering provides a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for all students. We fully support the UNSW's Equity and Diversity Policy and have established an Equity and Opportunity Committee to oversee these issues and to ensure that we provide a comfortable and safe educational environment for everyone.

The ALLY Network

The ALLY@UNSW network of trained staff and students aims to ensure that UNSW is a safe and welcoming place for all students and staff who identify as LGBTIQ. Contact us if you'd like to connect for confidential referral advice.

Science & Engineering Indigenous Pre-Program

UNSW has developed the Science and Engineering Indigenous Pre-Program in partnership with Nura Gili. The pre-program provides an opportunity for Indigenous students looking to explore and apply for entry into an undergraduate degree.

Our newsletter 

For a monthly summary of the latest research and information on EDI matters relevant to science, subscribe to ExpEDIte: The Science Equity Diversity & Inclusion Roundup.