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.
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)
This document sets out the University’s Equality Outcomes for the period 30 April 2021– 29 April 2025. These Outcomes align with the University’s Strategy 2030 and reflect the University’s priorities with regard to equality, diversity and inclusion.
This report provides an update on progress made in mainstreaming equality, diversity and inclusion across the institution, and progress in delivering on our Equality Outcomes 2017-2021.
Further employment information, including monitoring and statistical reports, Equality Pay Audits, and the University's Equal Pay Statement, can be viewed at the following link:
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)
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.
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.
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.