Radboud University

Diversity, equity and inclusion

Radboud University is contributing to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. How do we realise a diverse and inclusive campus for all our students and staff? Read abour our plans and goals here!

News from the DEI Office

We invite you to take a look at our updated version of the University’s DEI Plan 2021-2025 and our DEI Manifesto.

Please also feel free to interact with the plan here!

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Being queer in a small city with a big heart: ‘This place can be a real safe haven’

The gay scene in Nijmegen is a small, but active one. Local LGBTQ+ youth organisation Dito seeks to offer a space for young queer persons, right in the heart of the city. Because the freedom to be yourself, to love whoever you want to love, and to claim a spot in a society where one is constantly faced with the pressure to label oneself, is not as self-evident for everybody. Though Rens Makkink, board member at Dito, believes Nijmegen is a safe city for his community, there is still plenty of room for improvement. Today, the DEI Office sat down for a conversation with this 23-year-old Radboud student to talk about his organisation, the challenges he faces, and the support he receives from his peers.

Read the full article here!


Get in touch with our Diversity Equity and Inclusion team via inclusion@ru.nl or send an email to:

Rona Jualla van Oudenhoven, Chief Diversity Officer

Ezme Davis, DEI Coordinator

Lia Kleuskens, DEI Student Coordinator

Larisa van Rijn, Student Assistant DEI Office

Ilja Hijink, Senior Policy Officer, DEI-HR

Joke Leenders, Senior Research Officer DEI-HR