Equality, diversity and inclusion

The School of Medicine is committed to delivering on the vision;

“to ensure that our School is an outstanding place to work where the principles of fairness and opportunity are fully embedded in our operations and that our School and University are recognised internally and externally as a beacon of progressive, inclusive and fair practice and opportunity, where bias, bullying, discrimination and harassment are not tolerated.”

For many years, our SCALE (Strategy for Changing Academic Life Environment) group has supported our equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) work and have achieved a great deal, including a buddying scheme and improvements to induction for all new staff, developing structured pre-promotions support for academic and research staff and establishment of medicinal garden and free yoga classes to support the health and wellbeing of all students and staff.

The School holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is in the process of evaluating the impact of implementing its promises on its Athena SWAN action plan.

Read the School's Athena Swan application