Leeds Metropolitan University is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment in which a diverse population of students and staff can learn and thrive, free from discrimination and harassment.
Our staff and students expect to be treated with dignity and respect and the University is a place where people are protected from treatment which demeans them, or is unfair or intimidating.
If you feel that you are not being treated fairly then the Dignity & Respect Network is your first line of support. You can discuss your issue discreetly with one of our independent, trained volunteers who can talk you through the options and help you identify your next course of action. If you find yourself in conflict with a colleague or fellow student, you may wish to contact the Mediation Service.
The network comprises trained volunteers from across the university who are able to provide support and advice to anyone with a query regarding a dignity at work or study issue.† If you contact a member of the network you can expect them to:
The network is coordinated by a Dignity & Respect Officer who works within the Equality & Diversity Team.
Please contact Lynne Wilson, Equality Advisor, in the first instance:
Telephone:†0113 812 5474†
The service is available to all staff and students and may be used in the following circumstances: