A step-by-step guide to integrating equality impact assessment into policymaking and review - guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission
This web page explores Equality Impact Assessment, the benefits and processes.
What is EQIA?
It is a process to check that we are treating everyone fairly and to ensure that the University is promoting equality for all.
Why do we need EQIA?
Some groups are more likely to be disadvantaged, for example people with disabilities or those who are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Through EQIA we can look at the way things are done - from policy to decisions and practice, talk to those affected and bring about necessary change.
What are the benefits of EQIA?
What do we impact assess?
Who will carry out Equality Impact Assessment?
The process of EQIA is being mainstreamed across the University, so many people involved in policy and decision making will be trained in EQIA including:
When should EQIA be carried out?
How do I carry out an Equality Impact Assessment?
Updated by the Equality and Diversity Office