Human Resources

Equality and Diversity

We are committed to equality and diversity employment, education and service provision. You can find information about the different aspects of equality and diversity, events, projects and activities at the University on the Equality and Diversity web pages.

Protected groups

There are nine protected characteristics identified in the Equality Act 2010, which are covered in our Statement of Equality Objectives

• age
• disability
• gender
• Marriage & Civil Partnerships
• Pregnancy & Maternity
• race
• religion and belief
• sexual orientation
• Transgender

The purpose of this Statement is to ensure that students, staff and visitors regardless of gender, trans status, race or disability are treated with equity.

We will maintain structures to provide a workplace that is free from harassment and discrimination. For help and advice on what you can do in case you experience this type of behaviour please contact your HR Advisor.

We will also plan the actions needed to support people to achieve their full potential at work or study. We work to attract, recruit and retain the most talented staff and students. This assists us to remain a competitive and successful University.