Changing the culture in higher education: UUK's response to EHRC inquiry on racial harassment in higher education


The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published the report of its inquiry into racial harassment at higher education institutions, including universities. As the representative body for 136 universities, Universities UK has published its own submission to this report. The EHRC's report will be invaluable in increasing the understanding of the sector and in supporting improvements moving forward.

Read our full press release responding to the EHRC report.


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