Equality, diversity and inclusion resources

We offer a range of support to individuals and student communities who may have specific requirements, interests or responsibilities.

Diversity support

Practical tools and resources to help you during your time at Essex.

Equality, diversity and inclusion workshops, training and events

Workshops, training and events to help you during your time at Essex.

Pronoun guide

The University of Essex LGBTQ Staff Forum have provided a guide on pronouns: what they are, how to use them and why they are so important.

Protected characteristics

There are protected characteristics which are covered in the Equality Act 2010, discrimination against these is unlawful.

Tackling Misogyny guidance

We have developed some guidance for students and staff on the University’s approach and on where they can find help and report any incidents of misogyny, sexism, harassment, or sexual violence.

Tackling racism

At Essex we are determined to take rapid action against racism on our campuses.