Athena SWAN
Athena SWAN

Help, Support and Advice

The University has a range of policies and services to support its staff and students.


The University supports LGBT+ staff and students.

Mental Health

counselling session
The University has counselling services for both staff and students.


The University has a responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to aid staff and students with disabilities.

Protected Characteristics

The Equality Act 2010 lists nine protected characteristics where discrimination is unlawful.

Flexible working

Flexible working requests for permanent changes to working patterns and temporary or rolling requests to help staff through difficult situations.

Dignity and respect

The University is committed to promoting a positive culture in which all members of the University community treat each other with dignity and respect, and where bullying, harassment and discrimination are known to be unacceptable.

Student support

Support and/or advice available for students on equality diversity related matters