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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Fàilte! Welcome to our suite of webpages on the ED&I services provided.‎‌‎ 


Links to key documents:

Equality Action Plans, Reports and Policies

Diversity Staff Networks

Diversity recognition webpages:

Latest News:

Network for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion seminar series: Prof. Barbara Risman 

  • "From sex roles to gender as a social structure: Implications for organisational change"
  • Date: Wed 30 May 2018, 12-1:30pm
  • Venue: Lecture Room 4, School of Management, The Gateway 
  • Please register your attendance by emailing Jasmin Hinds ( by 24 May 2018.

Intersectionality in HE - 9 May 2018, 1pm, School II, United College, University of St Andrews

Open to: All staff and students.

The third in a series of events on race and ethnicity in HE led by UCU St Andrews. Victoria Showunmi is a researcher and teacher at UCL Institute of Education. She has published widely on ethnicity, gender and class in education and leadership. In this talk she will address intersectionality, the simultaneous consideration of social-demographic identities, in higher education.

Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Research Conference - 8 May 2018, 10am-4pm, Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews.

This event celebrates the first year of the University of St Andrews’ Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Research Fund, which provides pump-priming funding for research projects focussed on that theme. Speakers include those funded in the first round of the scheme, who will be reporting on their research to date and their future plans, along with specially invited presenters from St Andrews and further afield.

  • Prof Iyiola Solanke, University of Leeds - Where are the black female professors in the UK?
  • Session 1: Chair, Prof Ruth Woodfield
  • Session 2: Chair, Prof Sharon Ashbrook
  • Closing Keynote: Dr Gurchathen Sanghera
  • Conclusion: Principal, Prof Sally Mapstone 

The Women Who Shaped St Andrews - 13 April 2018 7:15-8pm

Open to: All staff, students and the public.

Venue: Museums and Collections University of St Andrews (MUSA), 7a The Scores, St Andrews

Enjoy an exclusive screening of our short documentary, ‘The Women Who Shaped St Andrews’ and discover the legacies of the powerful female benefactors who influenced everything from natural history research to student accommodation. Ponder the reasons why stories of these women are often ‘hidden’ from view, and join us as we celebrate their contribution to the University we know today. View the Enduring Gifts exhibition before settling down to the documentary.

St Andrews PRIDE - Sat 7 April 2018 from 1pm 

Open to: All staff, students and the public. 

Fife's longest running PRIDE event is back and bigger than ever, with local and national business and charity partners, schools, community organisations and loads of student groups taking part. St Andrews PRIDE is a chance for the entire community to come together to show support for the LGBT+ community, supported by @univofstandrews @SaintsLGBT @standrewsunion #standrews #pride @LGBTYS @StonewallScot. The procession starts at 1pm from St Salvators Hall lawn and will be followed by a reception with live music, a bar and promotions from local business and charity partners from 2pm to 5pm in the Stage. Both are free and all are welcome.



Briefings & Guidance:

Documents are provided in PDF and Word, to read PDF's a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded, also refer to webpages Adobe accessibility or Screen reading for visual impairments.

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Human Resources

University of St Andrews
The Old Burgh School

Abbey Walk
St Andrews
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 463096

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