Human Rights Office

Human Rights Office
Human Rights Office

The Human Rights Office

Welcome to the website of the Queen's Human Rights Office, the central resource for human rights issues at Queen's University.

Our mandate

Our mandate is to ensure that the community's needs in the area of human rights are being addressed adequately. The Office reports bi-annually to the Queen's community through an annual report to the Senate of the University

The Office will:

  • Promote human rights and address harassment and discrimination on the grounds of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability and gender identity as well as analogous grounds.
  • Inform the community about their rights and responsibilities in the area of human rights.
  • Assist community members looking for educational resources.

Human Rights Office Plate

Advisory Services

The Human Rights Office's Advisory Service is a confidential service that assists individuals or groups at Queen's who wish to pursue informal or formal routes of complaint resolution following an incident of harassment or discrimination.

Students at a Training Session


There are various types of training available for Students, Faculty and Staff.

Human Rights Services and Programs booklet

Publications and Policies

The Human Rights Office has published numerous reports. Human Rights policies and procedures can also be found here.