School of Divinity

Equality, Diversity and Respect in the School of Divinity

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).

Athena SWAN Silver Award logo

Everyone associated with the School of Divinity is expected to be familiar with and abide by the following policies, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment:

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.

Equality and Diversity Director

The School's Equality and Diversity Director is:

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla (pronouns he/him)
Tel: +44 (0)131 6508954


Our Equality and Diversity blog contains latest news, including dates of E&D meetings and LGBT+ and Allies Group meetings.

Check out our E&D blog

Dignity and Respect for all

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

Further sources of advice and support

School E&D Committee annual reports