We're committed to sustaining a highly effective learning and working environment characterised by fairness, equality of opportunity and the valuing of diversity.
We encourage and welcome input and engagement from students, staff and industry colleagues alike. Alongside the formation of a School Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee, we:
- Host regular events for our students and colleagues
- Launched an industry mentoring programme for students
- Are working to decolonise our curriculum
Celebrating Black Excellence in the Designed and Built Environment
Launched as part of Black History Month 365, the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment’s Celebrating Black Excellence series aims to explore the systemic and societal issues behind racial inequality and the attainment gap.
Women in the Built Environment
Launched in 2013, the annual Women in the Built Environment event series brings together female built environment professionals and students delivered by the Employability team in partnership with the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.
NTU’s Vice Chancellor launches second Race Equality Action Plan
Professor Edward Peck updates on what has been achieved with NTU’s first Race Equality Action Plan and on further commitments to continue challenging racism and inequality.
Gender Equality: Athena SWAN
We're proud to be recognised for our commitment to gender equality through our Bronze Award under the Athena SWAN Charter. We have a range of working groups who enhance awareness and engagement within our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Athena SWAN Bronze Award
NTU is proud to hold an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award. Athena SWAN is a charter managed by AdvanceHE which recognises and celebrates good practices in higher education towards the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
As a Disability Confident Employer, NTU is committed to increasing an understanding of disability, challenging attitudes and removing barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions, to enable opportunity and progress.
Just About Disability event starts positive conversations
The School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE) hosted an insightful forum on 17 February, exploring the lived experiences of a diverse panel of speakers and attendees.
Disability History Month Blog: Disability and me – my journey
Here at NTU, we’re celebrating Disability History Month 2020 with a programme of activities that provide everyone in our community with an opportunity to come together to increase our understanding and show support for disability equality.
Disability support at NTU
We coordinate support and access arrangements for disabled students and students with specific learning difficulties. Working with academic staff, University services and external agencies.
Latest news and stories
Women in Design: panel discussion
Wed 29 Mar 2023
ADBE invites students to be inspired by Women in the Built Environment
Wed 29 Mar 2023
ADBE celebrate their first EDI Matters student competition
Mon 27 Mar 2023
New award recognises ADBE’s commitment to gender equality
Mon 24 Oct 2022
Nelly Twumasi-Mensah joins ADBE as a Visiting Fellow
Mon 24 Oct 2022
Employers get ahead of the competition to meet future industry stars
Thu 23 Jun 2022
School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment's latest Celebrating Black Excellence event explores achieving excellence in the sector
Tue 17 May 2022
Our EDI Committee
Professor Bull is Deputy Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment. He supports the Dean in leading and managing the school and has particular responsibility for the student experience. Alongside this he retains a research interest in energy and sustainability in the built environment.
Dr Anthony Ogbuokiri
Anthony Ogbuokiri is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Management.
Dr Rebecca Gamble
Dr Rebecca Gamble is a Senior Lecturer and MA/MSc Course Leader in Product Design, in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University.
Dr. Marisela Mendoza is the Architecture Course Leader (MArch Architecture, RIBA Part 2) at the School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University.
Zakwan Arab is the Module Leader of DESN30114: Ground Eng, Water Resources (BSc Finale year) and is responsible for designing, delivering and assessing lectures, seminars and labs.
Chris Keast, C.Build E, FCIOB, FCABE, MInstLM, MICOMOS, FHEA, is the Postgraduate and Degree Apprenticeship Programmes Manager and Course Leader MSc Building Surveying in Property Management and Development.
Dr Ana Souto is a Principal Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment.
Douglas Gittens is a Senior Lecturer and Module Leader, contributing to a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules on BA and MA Interior Architecture and Design.
Liz Radice is a Student Experience Officer based in NTU's School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Find out more and get in touch
If you would like to find out more about the School's work, please contact Deputy Dean and Chair of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Professor Richard Bull: email@example.com