The University of Edinburgh’s Equality and Diversity strategy encompasses disability and the other 8 protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act.
The Equality Act was passed in April 2010 and the first provisions became effective from 1 October 2010. The Act consolidates and streamlines anti-discrimination legislation.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have produced updated guidance: "Equality Act 2010 technical guidance on Further and Higher Education".
Guidance, from the Equality and Human Rights Commission, explaining equality rights for students in higher education.
This article was published on Dec 19, 2012