Online Safety and Guidance:
- We expect you to maintain professionalism, respect each other, not post any objectionable comment/picture and not use derogatory language during the fair. In case of such incidents, you will be requested to leave the fair.
- We advise you to keep your video turned off and mic unmuted until asked by the moderator (host/co-host)
- Request you to not share your screen or any file with universities on the zoom link
A child is defined in the British Council as anyone who has not reached their 18th birthday (UNCRC 1989) irrespective of the age of majority in the country where a child is, or their home country.
Adults at Risk are people aged 18 years or over who: identify themselves as unable to take care of themselves or protect themselves from significant harm or exploitation; or are understood to be at risk, which may be due to frailty, homelessness, mental or physical health problems, learning or physical impairments, and/or impacted by disasters or conflicts.
British Council puts a strong emphasis on Safeguarding Children and Adults from any abuse, harm during any physical or online event.
To safeguard yourself during the fair, it is advisable to adhere to the following guidelines-
If you are below 18, parents/guardians are requested to go through the Parent’s Guide under 18 and It is advisable to attend the fair in the presence of parents or guardians.
If you are above 18 you are requested to go through the Adult participants guide
Online Safety for participants
All British Council Staff is mandatorily trained regarding Safeguarding policy. We have mentioned a point of contact from our staff in case of any concern during the event. Also, there will be dedicated British Council staff in each University room who can be contacted in case of requirement.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)
Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our cultural relations ambitions. Our vision is to have an inclusive organisational culture. We want it to be fair, build on our skills in working in different cultures and countries and in identifying and leveraging strengths and resolving tensions and conflicts.
We want everyone who meets us, both offline and online, to feel valued and respected and our programmes, services and general ways of working to demonstrate our stated commitment to EDI. We also want to use our increasing knowledge and experience to make a leading contribution to international aspects of EDI. We focus on six main (but not exclusive) areas: age, disability, ethnicity/race, gender, religion or belief and sexual identity/orientation. This focus helps us give due regard to key aspects of EDI and use our resources effectively.
In case you have any queries or concerns regarding EDI during the event, you can visit the British Council Helpdesk
Privacy and Data Protection Policy
The British Council complies with data protection law in the UK and laws in other countries that meet internationally accepted standards.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold on you, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator.
For detailed information, please refer to the privacy section of our website (https://www.britishcouncil.org/privacy) or contact your local British Council office. We will keep your information for a period of 7 years from the time of collection.
British Council Key Contact
In case of any emergency during the fair, feel free to reach out to the below-mentioned contacts:
India Customer Care
Safeguarding point of contact
You can log a concern anonymously using www.safecall.co.uk/report/.
Or you can write to :