The University of Gloucestershire is committed to providing a quality student and staff experience, advancing equality and diversity and to building a strong sense of community within the university, as well as supporting positive links with local communities.
Equality and Diversity policy requires staff and students to behave in a non-discriminatory manner and treat each other with respect. It sets out how the University of Gloucestershire will create a positive environment in which students and staff, present and prospective, are valued and provided with development and progression opportunities to reach their full potential.
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April 2018||May 2018|
|Women's History Month||
2- World Autism Awareness Day|
16 - 22 - Mental Health Awareness Week
|1 - Zero Discrimination Day||
5 - Legal deadline for private and voluntary organisations to publish their gender pay gap|
16 - Ramadan begins
|8 - Celebration of International Women's Day: 'Celebrating the Achievements of Important Women'. Francis Close Hall TC006b, Cheltenham.||
7 - World Health Day|
|17 - IDAHOT International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia|
|10 - 'Press for Progress': Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham. 12:30pm - 6:00pm|||||
|21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination|||||
|26 - World Autism Week|||||
|30 - Legal deadline for public sector organisations to publish their gender pay gap|||||
|31 - International Transgender Day of Visibility||
At the University of Gloucestershire you are guaranteed commitment to a quality student and staff experience, which supports equality and diversity and builds a strong sense of community within the university, as well as supporting our positive links in the local community.
equality objectives have been established following analysis of published data, identification of outstanding actions from previous equality schemes and consultation with key stakeholders.
The equality objectives are our statements of intent to develop beyond our legal requirements. They are in line with the University of Gloucestershire’s identified values and help to frame the individual actions to improve the experience of students and staff.
achievements against priorities for 2016/17.
If you have any comments or questions, please contact Clare Peterson, Equality and Diversity Manager or
Anna Hay, Head of Student Wellbeing.
Staff and student support
Throughout your time at the University of Gloucestershire, you’ll receive specific support according to your needs. We offer a range of support services.
Specific support for students includes:
- the Don’t Hate campaign, which invites you to challenge your ideas around issues of diversity, difference and vulnerability
- student services department
- the chaplaincy, which supports students from all faiths or none
- the disability, dyslexia and learning support service
the Students’ Union (SU) and the SU Executive Officer for Communities, Rosie Hillas
the LGBT society
- dignity advisers provide confidential support and advice
Specific support for staff includes:
- dedicated dignity advisers to offer confidential support and advice
- occupational health (university staff only)
Equality and diversity data
We are keen to collect as much equality data as we can, enabling us to build a rich picture of both our students and staff. We make use of it to identify priorities to improve student and staff experiences, to inform our equality impact assessments, to influence recruitment practices for students and staff and measure the impact and progress of our activities.
Overview of student data for the last five years
Overview of staff data for the last five years
*This data is collated from the information available on the protected characteristics of students and staff at the University of Gloucestershire. The university has plans to increase the breadth of data published in future years increasing the range of information relating to other protected characteristics.
Gender Pay Gap Reporting
Gender Pay Gap Report 2018
Staff information (anonymised) including data relating to protected characteristics
Policies and procedures
Legislation and guidance