School of Divinity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The School of Divinity's EDI policies, initiatives, and relevant information.

 All members of the School of Divinity are expected to treat each other with respect, regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender (including transgender), age, sexual orientation, or beliefs (including lack of religion or beliefs).

Everyone associated with the School of Divinity must be familiar with and abide by the following policies to ensure a safe and welcoming environment:

Dignity and Respect for all

The School supports and promotes all the University's Equality and Diversity initiatives:

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Director

The School's Equiality, Diversity and Inclusion Director (currently on research leave until June 30th 2023) is:

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla (pronouns he/him)

The Interim Director until July 1st 2023:

Dr Alysa Ghose (pronouns she/her)
Athena SWAN Silver Award logo

Athena SWAN Silver Award

The School of Divinity achieved an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2018 for its commitment to gender equality, following a Bronze (GEM) Award in 2014.

Our Equality and Diversity (E&D) Committee is composed of staff and student representatives who meet three times per year. The Committee oversees the implementation of the University’s Dignity and Respect Policy and other relevant initiatives, and supports and promotes a range of E&D campaigns  within the School. Their annual reports are posted at the bottom of this page.

Further sources of advice and support

Useful information