Equality and Diversity

Green Templeton College will work to remove any barriers, real or perceived, which might deter people of the highest ability from applying to the college, either as Fellows, staff or students.

The college aims to provide an inclusive environment which values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its Fellows, staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential.

E&D Champion

Neo Tapela, College E&D ChampionDr Neo Tapela is a US-trained physician, public health researcher and global health advocate from Botswana whose professional and research work is driven by a social justice mission. She is a Senior Research Fellow at University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Population Health, where she investigates determinants of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and premature mortality among vulnerable populations in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as development of innovative equity-driven solutions to healthcare service delivery in this setting.

She has multi-disciplinary, practical experience in the public, non-profit, and academic sectors working in several countries, engaging diverse stakeholders and achieving institutional policy change. Her previous roles include Special Advisor on NCDs to the Rwanda Ministry of Health, Director of NCDs Program in Rwanda for the international NGO Partners In Health, and Head of Botswana’s National NCDs Program.

College lead on equality and diversity

Dr Alison Stenton, Senior TutorGreen Templeton’s Equality & Diversity lead is Senior Tutor, Dr Alison Stenton. Alison has led a number of academic and student welfare initiatives in equality and diversity. Prior to joining Green Templeton in May 2018, she was director of the UK’s flagship widening participation medical degree at King’s (2010-2014); also at King’s, Alison led King’s College London’s work on harassment and sexual violence in response to the UUK’s Changing the Culture report (2016).

Recent Events

Inclusive tea mixer

11 October 2019
An inclusive tea and cake mixer was held for new and continuing students, inspired by the concept of “Inclusive Practice”, a model approach for the design and delivery of student support.

Diversity dinner

26 October 2019
This dinner was held to celebrate the range of people and identities within our whole community, and to encourage us to meet one another, over dinner, to support a culture of inclusivity in college.

Green Templeton Equality and Diversity badge

Equality and Diversity Policy and Annual Report

University Transgender Policy and Guidance

Green Templeton College Harassment Policy

University Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service

The University Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service is for any students, regardless of age or gender, who have been affected by sexual harassment or violence. It provides free support and advice, and a safe place to be heard independent of your college or department.