Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

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.

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This is a single equality strategy to ensure that equality and diversity are guiding principles in our pursuit of academic excellence. Its introduction coincides with the implementation of the Equality Act 2010 and builds on its principle of integrating equality and diversity in policy and practice.

Equality and Diversity Strategy (PDF) (under review)

Employment Information

Further employment information,including monitoring and statistcal reports;  Equality Pay Audits, and the University's Equal Pay Statement, can be viewed at thr following link:

Monitoring and Statistics

Archived Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Reports

Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Progress Report 2019

Equality Outcomes and Action Plan 2017-2021

Mainstreaming and Progress Report 2017

Equality Outcomes and Actions April 2013-17 (PDF)

Equality Outcomes and Actions Progress Report April 2015 (PDF)

Mainstreaming the Equality Duty April 2013(PDF)

Mainstreaming the Equality Duty Progress Report April 2015 (PDF)

Our Vision

The University of Edinburgh has a distinguished history of scholarship and endeavour that has contributed greatly to our society’s intellectual and economic advancement.

Our continuing commitment to equality and diversity has a vital role to play in ensuring our success as a great civic institution for both students and staff.

Our aspirations

We aspire to be a place of first choice for some of the worlds most talented students and gifted staff.

The University is committed to developing a positive culture, where all staff and students are able to develop to their full potential.

Our commitment

The University is committed to embedding Equality and Diversity across all its work, and believes its strategy reflects its commitment and contribution to its place as a world-leading centre of academic excellence.