Equality and Diversity


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LGBT Network refreshed

Newly reformed and energised LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Staff Network

Rainbow Flag

A rainbow flag was raised in the historic Old College Quad.

Athena SWAN Success

The University is proud to have been formally recognised for its commitment to promoting gender equality by attaining the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Institution award.

Scottish Mental Health Week

Staff at the University’s Little France site were invited to attend a ‘Let’s Get Physical’ event on 9 October 2013, to coincide with Scottish Mental Health Week.

A Chemical Imbalance

Commissioned by the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin award, 'A Chemical Imbalance' is a short film, a book, and ultimately a call for action, highlighting some of the obstacles still faced by women in STEM and academia.

Business Disability Forum

We are members of the Business Disability Forum (BDF). (formerly the Employer's Forum on Disability).

see me pledge

Following the signing of the ‘see me’ Pledge on the 19th January 2012, The University of Edinburgh commits to working with ‘see me’ to challenge stigma and discrimination around mental health issues.