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Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to valuing and celebrating diversity, and to advancing equality and inclusive practice in all our activities.

See our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy

Inclusive facilities

Our campus offers inclusive facilities for all members of our diverse community.

Gender and gender identity

Our support for gender equality and opportunity for all, including our commitment to Athena Swan and gender variance.

Let's talk about race and racism

We've gathered resources to help understand what it's like to experience racism, how to support those who experience it and what we can do to combat it

Disability Inclusion Framework

The Disability Inclusion Framework outlines our approach to disability equality

Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Our programmes are planned to ensure inclusive learning, teaching and assessment - learn what this means for you.

Digital accessibility

Applying universal design principles to create an accessible online campus for all.

Information for students

Find out about the support and advice available to students.

Information for staff

Resources for staff and advice about your own welfare.

News and events

Recent news and details of forthcoming events are shown below; you can explore more in our news and events archive. Follow us on Twitter for regular updates.

Events calendar

You can also view and subscribe to our Events calendar to find out what's coming up. If you have an equality related event you would like us to help promote and to include in the online calendar, please submit details of the event to us via this google form.

Ben Clark

In 2018, we invited staff to join us for a photo shoot which would illustrate this web page and display some of the diversity which we are proud of within the University. Everyone who took part approved the photo chosen to be shown at the top of this page. Sadly Ben Clark, who can be seen centre back standing at the window, died in June 2019. In discussion with his colleagues and partner, we decided to continue using his photo in tribute to him. Ben was a graduate of the University who went on to work with us, most recently as part of the XR Stories project.

Contact us

Equality and Diversity Office
+44 (0)1904 324680