Before the pandemic hit, modest gains had been made in reducing inequality in some areas. However, inequality persists in its various forms, whether income, wealth, opportunities or other dimensions.
– United Nations
In everything we do, from our teaching to our outreach projects, we strive towards equality and inclusion for our diverse, treasured community.
Several VU programs work directly with local government to improve access to education and employment, and provide support where it is most needed.
Research activity extends the reach of this approach, addressing global inequalities through economic and social investigation.