Student Disability Service

Equality and Diversity Strategy and Action Plan

The University of Edinburgh’s Equality and Diversity strategy encompasses disability and the other 8 protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act.

The nine protected characteristics

  • Age.
  • Disability.
  • Gender reassignment.
  • Marriage and civil partnership.
  • Pregnancy and maternity.
  • Race.
  • Religion and belief.
  • Sex.
  • Sexual orientation.

The Equality and Diversity Strategy and Action Plan 2011-2012

The Equality Act

For more detail on the Equality Act 2010, please see: