Equality and Diversity


The University of Edinburgh is committed to equality of opportunity for all its staff and students, and promotes a culture of inclusivity.


This website has been established to provide a hub for information about equality and diversity across the University.

About us

About the Equality and Diversity (E&D) Unit and its function.

Strategy and Outcomes

The Equality and Diversity Strategy, Outcomes and Action Plan and how the University vision is a continuing commitment to equality and diversity for both students and staff.

What are equality and diversity?

What are equality and diversity, and how can we promote them?

Legislation, Policies & Publications

The equality bill which received royal assent on 8 April 2010, becoming the Equality Act 2010 was enforced as at 1st October 2010. The Act consolidates current anti-discrimination legislation and also introduces new measures that will have direct implications for higher education institutions (HEIs).


Who to contact for equality and diversity advice and assistance.

Find us

Maps, directions and postal address for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.