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New guidance to help universities prevent extremism while protecting equality, human rights and good relations

A short guide to help universities in England protect students while balancing their duties under equality and human rights law has been published today.

New Deputy CEO/Head of Policy and External Relations

David Malcolm joins the ECU team on secondment

Joint statement on the review of higher education sector agencies

Joint statement by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) in response to Universities UK (UUK) press release “Review recommends changes to higher education sector agencies” and UUK publication of Report of the Review Group on Higher Education Sector Agencies. A Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE…

ECU’s comment on the review of the higher education sector agencies

ECU’s comment on the Bell review of higher education sector agencies.

Update on ECU strategy 2017-2021 consultation

Over the summer ECU undertook a consultation to support the development of our new strategic plan 2017-2021. A UK-wide online consultation was held. As part of the online consultation, respondents reviewed and commented on a draft version of the new strategy. We were pleased to received responses from 43 institutions. In addition, ECU’s Chief Executive…

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