Supporting gender equity in higher education

Supporting gender equity in higher education

Published on 09 December 2016

Earlier this year, the ACU Gender Programme introduced grants to help member universities organise workshops to promote gender equity in higher education.

Workshop topics vary and include a range of focus areas, such as, gender mainstreaming in universities, addressing sexual and gender-based harassment and violence on campus, women in leadership, and women in science and research.

The grants were awarded competitively to 10 universities across the Commonwealth. The successful applicants for 2016-17 are:

Through the Gender Programme, the ACU has been committed to advancing gender equity throughout the Commonwealth for over 30 years, by providing training, running workshops and conferences, and supplying free resources.

You can find out more about the workshop grants and Gender Programme here