Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Networks and support

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

For staff

These are some ways for staff at Sussex to get support.

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.

Report and Support

Bullying or harassment are never OK. Report + Support is the University’s online tool, for you to find support, report anonymously or ask to speak to an adviser.

Staff Wellbeing

Visit the Staff Wellbeing webpages for information about the support available to staff for your physical and mental wellbeing.

For students

Students can access these services for support.

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.