The governance of equality and diversity at GCU is overseen by the People Committee, which is a Standing Committee of Court. Specifically the People Committee Terms of Reference are:

To consider and report to Court on:

1. The development, implementation and monitoring of the people strategy and staff policies that support the University Strategy and legislative/regulatory requirements.

2. Staff consultative processes

3. Performance indicators in respect of staffing and equality metrics for staff and students

4. Oversight of the management of all activities of the University as they relate to the duties and responsibilities in respect of

a. Equality and diversity for staff, students and visitors;

b. Health, safety and wellbeing of staff, students and visitors.

5. Other matters affecting the wellbeing or effectiveness of staff and students which do not fall within the remit of another Court committee.