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Institutional Level

The University became a member of Athena SWAN on 28 Nov 2011.  The Institutional Bronze Award  was attained on 25 April 2013, which recognises that “the University has a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff”.  

Download Nov 2012 submission: University of St Andrews Athena SWAN Bronze (PDF, 3,082 KB)

We are working towards achieving a minimum of a Bronze award for every School/Department.  To be involved in this project then please contact your Head of School or contact your Athena SWAN departmental representative.

Related info:

  • Institutional University Athena SWAN Gender Equality Meetings
  • Senatus Academicus/Academic Council - minutes of the ordinary meeting of Academic Council held 10 June 2013, Principal's Report "...the announcement of an institutional award of Athena SWAN bronze certification for gender equality in STEM subjects. The Principal thanked University academic staff for their considerable part in such successes." 

Athena SWAN ceremony: Image of the V-P Master Prof. Neville Richardson collecting the award from Prof. Dame Julia Higgins, Athena SWAN Patron at the awards ceremony held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 6 June 2013.

Athena SWAN Ceremony 6 Jun 13 



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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