Human Rights Advisor
The Office of Campus Equity & Meaningful Inclusion believes diversity strengthens us all. We support Mount Royal’s vision and mission by fostering a safe, respectful and meaningfully inclusive campus for all members of the Mount Royal community.
Confidential support and advocacy for individuals with questions, concerns or complaints about discrimination, harassment and accommodation.
Explain and facilitate formal complaint processes.
Information about our rights and responsibilities under MRU policies related to human rights, harassment and accommodation.
Explore and facilitate alternative resolution options, including education, training, mediation and facilitated dialogue.
Khaula Bhutta is MRU’s Human Rights Advisor. She provides confidential support for individuals with questions, concerns or complaints involving discrimination, harassment and accommodation. Khaula has a LL.M in International Human Rights Law and Practice from the University of York and a B.A in Law, Politics and Economics from Dublin City University. Khaula is an experienced advisor who has helped individuals, institutions and charities with human rights related issues in Canada, Ireland, UK and Malaysia.
Khaula can help explain the formal complaint procedures and provide information about your rights and responsibilities under MRU policies. She is here to help both students and employees have a positive, respectful and inclusive experience at MRU. Services also include mediation, education and advocacy. Some instances where you may want to reach out would be cases of bullying by peers, accommodation issues with your professors or unfair treatment by your superiors or peers.
Prior to joining MRU, Khaula worked for law firms drafting court pleadings for clients, led campaigns for inclusion as the Equality Officer at DCU, worked for not-for-profit organizations as a human rights project officer and spent her free time volunteering as a human rights educator in schools, community centers and on radio. She enjoys travelling the world, exploring cultural issues and making friends in Canada! She is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.
If you want to learn more about your rights and MRU policies, and to see how Khaula can assist you, feel free to book some time below.
Khaula Bhutta B.A. Hons., L.L.M.