Admissions EDI Survey

HDLC Admissions EDI Survey

You are invited to participate in the following EDI (Equity, Diversity and Inclusive) survey. The survey is voluntary and confidential; Your response will not be used to determine eligibility for admission. The information is fundamental to assist the department in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool. There are 8 questions and take a few minutes to complete.

1. Do you identify as an Indigenous person from North America?
For the purpose of this survey, North American Indigenous peoples include treaty, status/non-status, registered/non-registered North American Indians or First Nations people, and Métis and Inuit (according to the Canadian Employment Equity Act).
2. Do you identify as a member of a racialized group or visible minority, a person of colour, or an analogous term?
The term “racialized group” is used as a more current replacement of the term “visible minority” (defined by Canadian Employment Equity Act). For the purpose of this survey, members of racialized groups are persons who do not identify as North American Indigenous people (see previous question) and who do not identify as European and/or White in race, ethnicity, origin and/or colour, regardless of their birthplace or citizenship.
3. How do you identify your ancestry?
For the purpose of this survey, this self-identification is intended to capture your ancestry, which may be different from your citizenship, birthplace, language, or culture. If you are of mixed descent, please indicate this by filling in the textbox for all that apply. If your self-identification (or parts of it) do not appear in this list, please specify under “Prefer to self-identify as”.

4. Do you identify as a woman, man, or non-binary person?
5. Do you identify as a person with trans experience?
For the purpose of this survey, trans experience means that your gender identity does not align with your sex assigned at birth.
6. Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, Two-spirit, or an analogous term?
7. Do you identify as a person with an exceptionality?
8. Please indicate which of the following categories best describe your exceptionality.