UQ has a diverse community, which is one of our greatest strengths. All staff are encouraged to complete the SBS Inclusion Online Modules to help build inclusive and collaborative environments for our community.

These training modules:

  • build workplace capability around diversity and inclusion, and
  • provide staff with the skills and knowledge to create inclusive work and study environments for our community.

To access the training modules, enrol through Learn.UQ (Blackboard).

Who should complete the training

All staff are encouraged to complete the training modules. It is particularly recommended for:

  • staff who interact with students
  • supervisors and managers
  • members of Equity Diversity and Inclusion Committees (EDICs)

Modules

You can complete the modules in any order.

Core Inclusion

The Core Inclusion module is designed to improve understanding of inclusion, and the principles guiding right conditions for every individual to achieve their full potential.

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • utilise core inclusion skills
  • incorporate diversity and intersectionality into your people skills
  • understand the impact of universal and inclusive design on inclusion.

Key themes

  • The ‘why?’ of inclusion
  • Unconscious bias
  • Discrimination legislation
  • Building an inclusive organisation
  • Flexibility
  • Inclusive design

Start the Core Inclusion training module (staff login required)

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Culture

The Culture module is designed to improve understanding of culture, and the various hindrances and biases that exist.

By completing this module, you will:

  • gain knowledge about the impact of culture on all aspects of behaviour
  • understand the various stages of cultural adaptation
  • be able to successfully communicate cross-culturally.

Key themes

  • The ‘why?’ of cultural inclusion
  • Cultural differences and similarities
  • Practical cultural communication
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Cultural adaptation
  • Australia by the numbers

Start the Culture training module (staff login required)

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Gender

The Gender module is designed to improve understanding of gender equality and the various hindrances and biases that exist.

After completing this module you will possess:

  • improved knowledge of the dynamics of gender equality
  • tools to move forward and contribute to gender equality in the workplace.

Key themes

  • The ‘why?’ of gender equality
  • The gender pay gap
  • Everyday sexism
  • Recruitment and promotions
  • Flexibility
  • Sexual harassment
  • Domestic violence
  • Women in leadership

Start the Gender training module (staff login required)

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LGBTIQA+: Walking in Rainbow Shoes

The Walking in Rainbow Shoes module was developed and gifted to us by Pride in Diversity and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

This 10-minute module enables broader training reach, and assists in raising awareness about LGBTIQIA+ inclusion, particularly in the workplace.

Start the Walking in Rainbow Shoes module (staff login required)

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