Welcome to the Division of Equity Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to be recognised as an international exemplar in equity, diversity and inclusion.

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We provide leadership and a source of expertise in matters relating to equity, diversity and inclusion

Staff Equity

Find out more about our vision for a fair, inclusive workplace

Widening access

Learn about our programs for widening access to university


Find out more about UNSW’s evolving EDI culture


Discover how EDI engages with the wider community

Leadership Leadership


We work to maximise skills, knowledge and expertise at UNSW.


Staff Equity

We implement programs and policies to support a workplace that is fair, accessible, flexible and inclusive for all staff, and where difference is valued.

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Widening Access

We develop and run programs to ensure that students from low socio-economic backgrounds are given opportunities to access higher education.



We support, develop and promote a culture that values the importance of equity, diversity and inclusion and embeds these principles and practices across the University.

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Our Division provides expertise and global thought leadership, and shares knowledge with the wider communities.

Meet our Champions

Every two years, UNSW appoints Diversity Champions whose role is to drive significant cultural change and better reflect the demographics of the communities it serves.

Adrienne Torda EDI Champion Profile

Adrienne Torda

Gender Champion (shared)


Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine

“I am passionate about improving gender equity by broadening opportunities, role models and mentors.”

Janelle Wheat EDI Champion Profile

Janelle Wheat

Gender Champion (shared)


Deputy Dean and Associate Professor – Education, Faculty of Science

"I hope to improve the opportunities for women at UNSW and want to support female colleagues to reach their career aspirations."

Patrick Armstrong EDI Champion Profile

Patrick Armstrong

Flexible Work and Leave Options Champion


Internal Communications Manager, Division of External Relations

"My view is that by giving people flexible work to suit their family and other commitments, they are more engaged and productive."

Arifa Sarfraz EDI Champion Profile

Arifa Sarfraz

Cultural Diversity Champion


Manager, Environmental Sustainability, Estate Management

"I feel fortunate to be part of the change and hope to help to cultivate a culture and environment at UNSW where everyone feels safe, empowered and motivated."

Kristoffer Greaves EDI Champion Profile

Kristoffer Greaves

Disability Champion


Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of Practical Legal Training, Faculty of Law

"As a lawyer, educator and academic, I hope to make meaningful and effective contributions to policy and planning and the learning and teaching environment."

Bridget Haire EDI Champion Profile

Bridget Haire

LGBTIQ Champion


Senior Research Fellow, Kirby Institute

"This role is an opportunity to build a culture that has zero tolerance for bigotry of any kind."

EDI Board of Governance

The UNSW Equity Diversity and Inclusion Board comprises leaders from across the University. The Board was established to support UNSW’s Social Engagement objectives which are an integral element of the 2025 Strategy.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Eileen Baldry (BA, DipEd, MWP, PhD, FASSA) is the first Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Equity Diversity and Inclusion to be appointed by any Australian University and she is also the first female Deputy Vice-Chancellor at UNSW. A former Dean and Associate Dean of the UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, she is a Professor of Criminology, NSW Justice Medal winner and renowned champion for social justice.

Your EDI Team
Prof. Eileen Baldry
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity
Deborah Samuels
Director of Operations
Betsy Marks
Executive Officer
Kylie Brenton
Executive Assistant
Rebecca Shruptine
Project Manager
Kunnal Malhotra
Governance Officer
Fergus Grealy
Events Coordinator
Daniella Schot

Contact us

General Enquiries
+612 9385 3702
Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor
+612 9385 3702
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Workplace Diversity

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Sydney NSW 2051


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