Equality, diversity and inclusivity

Equality, diversity and inclusivity underpin the University's core values.

Equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) underpin our core values. We are working to ensure that our commitment to equality is reflected in the behaviour, values and practices throughout the University. We are actively seeking to promote a culture where discrimination, bullying and harassment of any student or member of staff is unacceptable.

The UWE Bristol LGBT staff network at Bristol Pride.

Inclusive culture

We want to ensure the best possible experience for all students and staff.

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Governance and voice

We will ensure that all staff and students have opportunities to influence decision-making about provision affecting their experiences.

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Inclusive teaching and learning

We want to ensure that our learning programmes are accessible and take into account the different needs of our students and staff.

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Hate incident reporting

Guidance for students, staff, visitors and contractors about reporting bullying, harassment and hate incidents.

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Documents and links to our equality and diversity-related policies and procedures.

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EDI data, research and evaluation

Discover how the University uses equality and diversity data, plus access the latest statistics.

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Technician Commitment

UWE Bristol is one of the proud founding signatories who have pledged to take action to remove the barriers and face the challenges affecting technical staff.

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EDI Champions

Our EDI Champions are passionate members of staff who volunteer to help raise the profile of EDI at UWE Bristol.

Steve West, Vice-Chancellor

"At UWE Bristol, we passionately believe in inclusivity and opportunity for all students, staff and the wider community. We recognise the key role education has in helping transform society, to the benefit of all individuals and communities."

Steve West, Vice-Chancellor, President and CEO, UWE Bristol

Steve West Vice-Chancellor, President and CEO, UWE Bristol

Our EDI aims

The aims of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity 2030 strategy are:

  • a place where everyone can thrive and flourish
  • having ambition for every student and member of staff
  • valuing diversity.

Our commitment to equality and diversity

  • Disability Confident Employer logo
  • Mindful Employer logo
  • Stonewall Diversity Champion logo
  • Bristol Equality Charter
  • Athena Swan silver award logo.
Members of the UWE Bristol LGBT staff network at Pride.

EDI events

The University hosts a range of equality and diversity events aimed at a variety of audiences.

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Student services

Access to all the support and services that are available for current students.

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Support for staff

Members of staff at UWE Bristol can log in to the intranet for staff-only information on equality, diversity and inclusivity.

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Positive action at UWE Bristol

Learn how the University is taking positive action to improve the opportunities and experience of under-represented groups of staff and students.

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Supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic students

Support services and resources for students who identify as Black, Asian, or from any other minority ethnic group.

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Contact the EDI Team

Ways to contact the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) Team.