|Submission Date||Nov. 26, 2015|
University of Regina
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups
Director, Employment and Organizational Development
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:
UR International provides Life Skills Advisers to provide mentoring, counseling, peer support to international visa students. Their Global Learning Centre is a place where students can learn about how to get involved in the campus community, gain cultural awareness, and be a part of the internationalization of the U of R. It also offers the new UR International Transitioning Program, which offers academic support, intercultural skill development, and many cultural activities. (http://www.uregina.ca/international). They also work closely with students to connect them to a variety of international student associations (http://ursu.ca/campus_life/club_registry).
The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:
The University has a Respectful University Policy which designed to support a respectful workplace and learning environment through the prevention and swift resolution of harassment and discriminatory incidents.
This policy focuses upon the rights and obligations set out in The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code. It also covers certain anti-harassment obligations set out in The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993. Managers, employees and students of the University of Regina are expected to take all complaints of harassment seriously. The University will implement, maintain, promote and further develop this policy in order to promote a productive and respectful workplace and to prevent and stop harassment and discrimination..
The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
URSU has a housing registry.
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