Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Networks and support

Staff and students can find information and support through networks, services and points of contact.

Campus accessibility

Information about accessibility on campus is available on a dedicated Sussex Estates and Facilities (SEF) webpage. The page gives details of any works or issues that have an impact on accessibility across campus and on transport routes to campus. The page also provides a link to report any estates or facilities related accessibility issues to the SEF service desk.

Guidance includes:

The University has a Campus Accessibility Forum, with staff and student representatives from across the University.

For staff

Staff networks

Find out more about the staff networks you can join. This includes the LGBT+, BAME, Trans and non-binary, and Disability staff networks. 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions 

Each School and Professional Service Division has an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Champion. Find out more about the role of the EDI Champions. 

Dignity and Respect 

Find out more about our Dignity and Respect policy [PDF 678KB] and what our Dignity and Respect Policy means for our campus community. You can also find out about our new network of Dignity and Respect Champions  – and how they will be able to help you

Visit our Dignity and Respect webpages for further information and guidance.

For students

Student Support Unit

The Student Support Unit is a team of specialist advisors who work with students who may need suppport at the University due to a long-term health condition. Find out how the Student Support Unit can help you. 

Student Life Centre

Students who have questions, queries, worries or concerns relating to EDI issues should go to the Student Life Centre. The Student Life Centre also provides guidance for trans students

Careers and Employability Centre

The Careers and Employability Centre offers careers advice and guidance to students and recent Sussex graduates. They can advise on a range of equality issues in relation to employment including disclosure issues, your rights in work, and employment opportunities. They can also signpost you to information and support groups.

University of Sussex Students' Union Officers

The Students' Union provides guidance and support to students on a range of issues. 

Student networks

There are a wide range of student groups organised by the Students' Union that you can join.