Equality and Diversity

About us

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

Vice-Principal Equality and Diversity

Vice Principal E&D Professor Jane Norman devotes on average, one third of her working time to Vice Principal duties working with all to ensure that the University’s equality and diversity strategic priorities are implemented.

In particular ensuring that the University’s commitment to mainstreaming remains central to implementation, and monitoring progress on University strategy and action in the area of equality and diversity.

Policy and support

The E&D unit provides practical action, to lead and support the development of the University’s primary E&D policies in the context of the University's E&D framework.

We provide expert support to those with responsibilities for specific policies.

We monitor and report on the University’s progress with its equality and diversity agenda in the context of future legislative and good practice developments.

We network and manage relationships across and external to the University to investigate best practice and raise the profile of the University and of diversity as part of the corporate plan.

Enquiries and concerns

If you have an enquiry concerning an equality and/or diversity issue you can contact the unit in confidence by email. You will receive an early confidential, and sensitive response to your enquiry.

If you are a member of staff your local human resources (HR) team may also be able to offer advice in the first instance.