Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Faculty of Nursing

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility

At the Faculty of Nursing

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National student nursing conference coming to Alberta in January

UCalgary Nursing student heads up conference as coordinator and promises career-altering sessions for attendees

4 letters everyone should know: SoTL

Barbara Brown shares why scholarship of teaching and learning is finding fertile ground at UCalgary

International student from Ecuador leads by example for other nursing students

Q&A with Term 7 UCalgary Nursing student Fernando Bejar Saona, grad committee co-chair

Undergrad utilizes nursing skills in the backcountry on adaptive wilderness adventure

Final term student Ella Hasselback on her Rockwall Trail adventure this past summer with CRIS Adaptive

Class of 2023: Growing number of grads cross convocation stage after completing Graduate Certificates in Advance Nursing

Flexibility of certificate program allows more nurses to acquire specialized skills

Nursing EDIA Committee

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Taking action to promote an equitable, diverse and inclusive faculty

The Faculty of Nursing is committed to working as allies and in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) students and colleagues to truly achieve equity, diversity and inclusivity within our Faculty community.

Please share your thoughts, questions, ideas, concerns, or personal stories about what you’re experiencing within our Faculty community. Our Faculty is learning a lot from all of our community members through your stories and experiences. Stories and experiences are important knowledge to help us learn, grow, and make changes that are necessary to promote an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment at the Faculty of Nursing.

Working to eliminate discrimination, racism, and oppression is a collective effort. It means we need to learn about people's stories and experiences. Hearing people's stories will help us reflect, but also act to create a safe and inclusive environment.

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Message from UCalgary Nursing Dean Dr. Sandra Davidson

As part of the University of Calgary, the Faculty of Nursing is committed to an equitable, diverse and inclusive campus that is accessible to all and free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. We also recognize that diverse faculty, staff, students and alumni benefit and enrich the work, teaching, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and broader community.

We are committed to removing barriers that have been, and continue to be, encountered by equity-seeking groups, including women, Indigenous peoples, visible and racialized minorities, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ2+ communities (University of Calgary, 2021).

What does this mean for nurses? We have a long history of promoting social justice through our professional work. We abide by a code of ethics, upholding principles of justice, safeguarding human rights, equity, fairness and promoting the public good. It is our ethical responsibility to not discriminate on the basis of a person's ethnicity, culture, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social status, health status or any other attribute. We also respect the special history and interest of Indigenous Peoples (CNA, 2017, p. 15).

All UCalgary Nursing students, faculty and staff must stand in solidarity to support an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment. We also commit to working together to continue thriving within our strengths as a diverse community.

Orange Shirt Day | 2023

On September 29, 2023, UCalgary’s Office of Indigenous Engagement, in partnership with Calgary Public Library, will honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada / Orange Shirt Day with special events held on campus and at Central Library.

How can we better support Black Canadian Mental Health? Dr. Bukola Salami, Dr. Tito Daodu and Kome Odoko discuss at webinar hosted by GSA Watch video

If you have a protected disclosure to make, please contact UCalgary Protected Disclosure and Research Integrity Office

UCalgary statement on discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried

UCalgary statement on discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried

Message to the campus community from President Ed McCauley

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Statement by President Ed McCauley on Islamophobia

Statement by President Ed McCauley on Islamophobia

The University of Calgary community extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the Afzaal family in London, Ontario.

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