The Equality Act: protected characteristics - click on the links below for further information:
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:
- To provide information and support to staff and students on a wide range of equality matters
- To develop awareness of equality and diversity through publicity, training, development and networks.
- To advise on legislation and good practice and inform the University's work on equality through committees, publicity and our work on Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA)
- To co-ordinate University-wide anti-harassment work including the Code of Practice on Harassment and the network of Harassment Advisers . Provide guidance to those who experience discrimination, bullying or harassment.
Athena SWAN Awards
We are pleased to announce that the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has recently received a Silver Athena SWAN Award which now recognises work undertaken to address gender equality more broadly and not just the barriers to progression that effects women.
University equality event for all staff
Athena SWAN Forum Launch
This new staff forum will be officially launched on Monday 24 October, 13:00-15:00. The event will start with lunch at 13:00 in the Biology atrium (K block) followed by a talk in B/T/005 by Sarah Dickinson Hyams from the Equality Challenge Unit. For more information about the event or to book your place, contact email@example.com
Equality and Diversity Annual Report:
- Read the University of York Equality and Diversity Annual Report 2014-15 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.
- Updated by the Equality and Diversity Office
- October 2016
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