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Race Equality Charter resources

Guidance, templates and good practice examples to support your REC application.

To download these resources, your institution will need to be a subscriber to ECU or a member of our Race Equality Charter. Before downloading the documents, you will be prompted to enter your web portal login details. If you have not already done so, click here to register on our web portal.

Please note that REC awards are valid for three years, after which institutions will be expected to re-apply.

Membership template letter

Application Form

Please also refer to the REC Handbook for guidance on completing the application form.


Guidance on ECU’s REC, setting up your team and completing the application form.

Self Assessment Team

Video webinar: Setting up a self assessment team

Guide to processes


UCAS guide to ethnicity data in admissions

A guide to accessing UCAS ethnicity data on undergraduate applicants:

Race and Ethnicity terminology

Award logo

When you are successful in achieving a REC award we will send you a charter award logo to use. The logo will help to show that you have been successful in achieving an award that demonstrates your commitment and work toward improving the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students.