Equality, diversity and inclusion

Equality Charters

What is Athena SWAN?

Read more about our University and departmental gender equality awards.

Race Equality Charter

Read more about the Race Equality Charter (REC).

Athena SWAN impact

Read about how the Athena SWAN award has helped new initiatives and policies be introduced into the University.

Gender equality awards and applications

Read more about our gender equality awards and applications including Athena SWAN and the GEM award.

Policy, strategy and reporting

Zero tolerance of harassment and bullying

The University celebrates diversity, challenges inequality and is committed to establishing an environment that is free from any form of harassment or bullying.

Protected characteristics

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

Equality and diversity policy and strategy

Find out about our Equality and Diversity Framework and Sub-Strategy 2015-18 and accompanying codes of practice.

Equality, diversity and inclusion annual reports

Find out about our equality, diversity and inclusion annual reports.