University Inclusion Group
The University Inclusion Group meets once a term and is chaired by Linda Peka, Deputy Registrar and Chief College Operations Officer, and reports directly to Council through the Dual Assurance framework for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The University Inclusion Group's remit covers all nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
The membership includes Inclusion Representatives from Colleges and Professional Services and other key individuals such as representatives from the Chaplaincy, the Students' Union in Cornwall and the Students' Guild in Exeter.
The University Inclusion Group is also supported by the Faith and Belief Group (Chaired by the Multifaith Chaplaincy Coordinator for Streatham and St. Luke’s campuses, Ramona Nash) and Cornwall’s Multifaith Chaplaincy (led by the Co-Ordinating Chaplain on the Cornwall campuses, Becky Nesbitt).
|EDI Exec Lead and Chair||Linda Peka|
|College Inclusion Rep – SSIS||Helen Knowler|
|College Inclusion Rep – HUMS||Laura Sangha|
|College Inclusion Rep – CEMPS||Mark Baldwin|
|College Inclusion Rep – CMH||Reza Zamani|
|College Inclusion Rep – CLES||Sharon Dixon|
|College Inclusion Rep – UEBS||Clare Lavers|
|Chaplaincy Rep (Exeter)||Ramona Nash|
|Chaplaincy Rep (Penryn)||Becky Nesbitt|
|SU Rep (Penryn)||Allie Guy|
|Students’ Guild Rep||James Lindsay|
|Student Representative||Katie Heard|
|Director of Education and Student Support||Ian Blenkharn|
|EDI Advisors||Tom Caro, Beth Pitcher, Rae Preston and Claire Green|
|Provost Commission Representative||Lizzie Caughey/ Jen Fook|
|EDI Manager||Dorcas Cowan|
|Project Support||Shraddha Chaudhary|
|REG Representative||Niema Bohrayba|
|DEG Chair||Craig Nowell|
|SOEG Chair||Michael Wykes|
|GEG Chair||Jane Chafer|
|Cornwall Campuses Inclusivity Group||David Hosken|
College/Professional Service/Campus Inclusion Groups
On behalf of College/PS, the Inclusion Group is chaired by the PVC/Director/DCO or relevant deputy and is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) matters affecting staff and students.
The purpose the inclusion group is to agree priorities, make decisions, commission work and guide the prioritisation of existing budgets to enable success in relation to EDI. Each group nominates an inclusion representative. Being an Inclusion Representative means:
- Representing your respective area at termly meetings of the University Inclusion Group
- Acting as a key channel of communication between your area and the Inclusion Group (raising issues from / reporting back key messages to your area as appropriate)
- Acting as a first point of contact for any staff or students who need signposting to sources of support e.g. Dignity & Respect Advisors; HR; Guild Advice Unit etc.
|College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences||
College of Humanities
|College of Life and Environmental Sciences||Sharon Dixon||S.J.Dixon@exeter.ac.uk|
College of Social Sciences and International Studies
University of Exeter Business School
|College of Medicine and Health||Reza Zamani||R.Zamani@exeter.ac.uk|
|Cornwall Campuses Inclusion Group||David Hosken||D.J.Hosken@exeter.ac.uk|
Below is a list of the College/PS/Campus Inclusion Groups. If the group has an Inclusion Group Webpage, you can click on their hyperlink below to be taken to it.
- College of Humanities
- College of Social Sciences and International Studies
- University of Exeter Business School
- Cornwall Campuses Inclusion Group
- Professional Services