Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Coronavirus: advice for staff and students

The resources below have been put together for members of staff who may find them helpful. They include links to resources from national disability charities and organisations, the Government, Heales, the University’s Occupational Health provider and information about religious observance during Ramadan.  



Autistica advice on Coronavirus - advice for employers on supporting staff with autism.

Coping with Coronavirus - advice from Autistica for individuals.


Hearing Disability

Information from Action on Hearing Loss- including advice for BSL users, well-being and contacting their information line.


Learning Disability

Information about Coronavirus (COVOID-19)- Mencap's easy read guide. 


Mental Health 

MIND - Coronavirus and your wellbeing. How to cope with a range of issues during the Coronavirus pandemic.

AnxietyUK- support and resources and information about online support.

Public Health England- guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus.

OCD UK- advice on OCD and cornonavirus survial tips from the national OCD charity. 

Beat (the UK's eating disorder charity)- includes advice and FAQs for those with eating disorders and their supporters. 


Visual Disability

Covid-19 and living with sight loss- information and advice from the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). 


Equality Analyisis

The University uses equality analysis as part of major projects and significant policy/business decisions. Equality analysis should be completed by the policy or project owner or a member of the team supporting them. To be completed effectively it requires a detailed understanding of the policy area and the proposed actions. Guidance on equality analysis, how to conduct one effectively and the form for recording the analysis are provided on our Equality Analysis page which includes information about conducting an analyisis in relation to the effects of COVID-19


Occupational Health

The University's Occupational Health provider has given staff and students access to their health and wellbeing portal - please copy and paste the following link into your web browser https://www.heales.com/tl/GBxqCZYv