Equality and Diversity

Race Equality

The University has a general duty to eliminate unlawful discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good relations between people of differing ethnic groups. The University is fully committed to the values encompassed within the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 and is taking positive steps to ensure that they become integral to the way it carries out its relevant functions.

Race Equality Policy 2009 - 2012 [pdf 60KB]

Race Equality Action Plan 2009 - 2012


DFES Report

Why the Difference?

A closer look at higher education minority ethnic students and graduates:

Communication and consultation Report

This report, by IES for the Department for Education and Skills, contains the findings of a major research study over two years. It shows the various influences on minority ethnic participation and their achievement in higher education, and their transitions to the labour market. It presents the most comprehensive and detailed picture yet to emerge.

Communication and consultation Toolkit for HE Institutions

This document provides practical guidance to assist HEIs in enhancing their communication and consultation processes in order to promote race equality and fulfil the requirements of the Race Relations (Amendment) Act (2000) (RR(A)A).