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The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) invests public funds (more than £1.7 billion in 2009-2010) in Scotland’s further and higher education sector for teaching, leaning and research. As an organisation it also complies with the 'Public Sector Equality Duty'.  Download flowchart: Fairness=Funding process (PDF, 428 KB).

Fairness equals many elements of progress, such as increased productivity and wellbeing, but it also impacts funding in a positive way in the following ways:

  1. Legal Compliance;
  2. Good Practice Awards;
  3. Delivering Equality & Embracing Diversity.

Please visit the University’s Fairness=Funding pages to learn more and view detailed information.


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- The Charter explained
- University's application process
- Fairness=Funding
- Diversity Support Webpage

Athena SWAN is an essential action point from Principle 6 of the Concordat report.

Athena Swan University action plan (PDF, 3,082 KB)

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