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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Building an inclusive environment while providing advice, support and guidance on equality and diversity-related issues.

How we support inclusion and belonging

We value, promote and celebrate inclusion, challenging discrimination and putting equality, diversity and belonging at the heart of everything we do. We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged.

Race Equality Taskforce

The Race Equality Taskforce will lead the University's commitments to race equality and oversee their effective implementation and communication.

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN offers a valuable framework for introducing cultural changes that create a better environment for all members of University community.

Protected Groups

There are nine protected characteristics identified in the Equality Act 2010.

Training and getting involved

We offer training workshops for departments, building on the 'Diversity in the Workplace' eLearning course. Contact us if you want to book a session or find out about tailoring our workshops or becoming a trainer.

Developing inclusive practice

How the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team build a more inclusive environment, strengthening the University’s leadership, collaborations and performance.

Policies, support and guidance

Discover how the University can support you, what staff and student groups are available to join and how to make sure you receive appropriate adjustments you might need.

The Dignity & Respect Policy

This document explains the scope of our policy and key responsibilities for individuals both within and outside the University community

Staff groups

Focuses on aspects of our equality and diversity agenda. We have a Disabled Staff Support Group (DSSG) and a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Group (LGBT).

Equality and Diversity teams

Meet the Equality and Diversity team, committee and network.

Equality and Diversity

The team provides advice and good practice to the University around equality, diversity and inclusion.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion events

Find out what events and activities the ED&I team are currently planning.

Banter or bullying

Watch a video to find out about the event taking place at 9.30am on 2 May 2019.


Keep up to date with the latest developments and inspirational stories.

Equality and diversity around the University

Find out about the other departments and teams around the University helping to build and promote an inclusive environment.


The Chaplaincy is a place and a team for students and staff of all faiths or no faith. Feel free to drop in any time for counsel, advice or a listening ear.

Widening Participation

We organise outreach events and collaborate with schools, colleges and others to help students from all backgrounds learn more about their options.

About us

The University of Bath recognises that our diversity fuels our creativity and innovation. Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion drives us forward every day to provide advice, support and guidance on equality and diversity-related matters. Everyone is welcome at the University of Bath and we are continuously working to create an inclusive community where our staff, students and visitors are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to the University.

Wessex House, 8.34 University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Keep in touch

Contact us and follow our social media channels for regular updates on how we promote equality, diversity and inclusion at the University.