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 combined Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming progress reporting, for the period 30 April 2017 – 30 April 2019. It gives highlights of the University’s progress in embedding its equality duties and provides links to employee and student equality data.
Equality Outcomes and Actions 2017-2021
The University has set challenging Equality Outcomes and associated actions for the period 2017-21, to further the University’s strategic priorities and Equality and Diversity Strategy, and to meet the requirements of the Scottish regulations under the Equality Act 2010.
The University’s latest report on Mainstreaming the Equality Duty describes progress in making the general equality duty integral to the exercise of our functions, and includes progress made on our Equality Outcomes Actions as at April 2019.
The University’s report on Mainstreaming the Equality Duty describes progress in making the general equality duty integral to the exercise of our functions, and includes progress made on our Equality Outcomes Actions as at April 2017.
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
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.