Diversity is such a broad term. To me, it means recognising and celebrating everyone’s backgrounds and experiences and journeys because that’s what makes the world a richer place.
USC Associate Lecturer, Public Health; Australian Wheelchair basketballer
When I think of diversity, I think of people’s uniqueness. Nobody’s ever the same as the person next to them. But even though everyone is unique and different, we all share common bonds.
USC social work student
We’re essentially creating the world’s next leaders, so our students need to make their voices heard to the people in power who are making the decisions.
USC graduate and Chancellor’s Medal recipient; former president of Amnesty International USC
It’s important to celebrate our differences because people – or groups of people – become marginalised when we’re not seeking out those different perspectives.
Vice President of Education, USC Law Students’ Association
Together, we all belong
19-23 August 2019
Diversity Week activities will run from 19-23 August across all USC campuses.
USC Diversity Week showcases the contributions made by its students, staff and alumni and encourage creative conversations about diversity and inclusion.
Equity and Diversity Activity Grants are available to those who nominated to run original and creative events during the week of festivities, to raise awareness of the of the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Diversity Week breakfast
The Vice-Chancellor and President's Awards presentation was held on Monday 19 August 2019, at the opening address of USC Diversity Week as part of the annual Diversity Week breakfast. Details of the featured guest speaker will be announced soon.