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The Equality Act: protected characteristics - click on the links below for further information:

Help and support for unpaid carers:York Carers Centre


The Stop Hate UKhelpline is available on 0800 138 1625, and there is also an 24 hour online chat service


Equality and Diversity Office

The University of York values the diversity of its members and is committed to the creation of a positive environment which is fair, welcoming and inclusive and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

The role of the Equality and Diversity Office is:

Equality Champions

In June 2015 the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts launched the new Equality Champions Network. This is a new initiative for the University and the aim of Equality Champions within departments is to promote awareness of equality and diversity issues in the day-to-day operation of the department, working in collaboration with the Equality and Diversity Office. Further details can be found here.

University News

Equality and Diversity Annual Report:

Read the University of York Equality and Diversity Annual Report 2013-14 and find out about progress on equality work across the University.

Equality and Diversity Training:

Find out about the range of training and development opportunities for staff run by the University's Learning and Development team including the online learning resource Diversity in the Workplace


Updated by the Equality and Diversity Office

November 2015

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