The focus of the Equality & Diversity Team is to facilitate a consistent and co-ordinated approach to fairness and opportunity across our University.
Please remember your own responsibility to treat colleagues, students, and visitors with the dignity and respect. It is the responsibility of everyone to help create an inclusive community where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential. Use these pages to find out more about equality at Leeds Met and in the wider world.
For more information, please e-mail Ian Clarke I.Clarke@leedsmet.ac.uk, or telephone 0113 812 5816.
This is our University's Public Sector Equality Duty Compliance Report. It outlines our commitment to equality at our University.
This is our University's Equality & Diversity Policy. It outlines our commitment to equality at our University.
Since 2006, HEIs have had the option to charge variable tuition fees for full-time undergraduate students above the prescribed level. This Access Agreement illustrates how we will invest some of the additional income into attracting applications from students from socially disadvantaged groups through bursaries, other forms of financial support, and outreach work.
This is our University dignity and respect policy - it includes information around procedures for bullying and harassment.
Pregnancy and maternity are now protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. From 1 October 2010, a student who is pregnant, or has given birth within the last 26 weeks, is now explicitly protected from unfavourable treatment. This is our University policy.
Diversity Champions are staff and students from across our University. We welcome all staff and students to become one as long as they are passionate about fairness and equality. Use the resources on this page to find out more about equality and diversity at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Your level of involvement is up to you; staff and students can join an Advisory Group in their area, they can champion equality action at a local level or work to implement a diversity mind-set in their own team or cohort. If you have a specific area of interest you can join one of our staff and student forums on disability for example.
If you would prefer to champion rights for gay, lesbian or bi-sexual staff and students then you can become a check out the Stonewall Guides for more information. To find out more about getting involved in equality at our university, email I.Clarke@leedsmet.ac.uk.
We see communication as a key aspect of an inclusive culture. By joining our network of staff and student forums, you can help us to help others get the information and support they need. These forums serve to provide a safe and supportive environment in which to discuss issues relating to the strands mentioned above as well as to provide support and networking and to share best practice. We have forums for the following equality themes:
If you would like to join a forum, please contact Ian Clarke on Ext: 25816 or emailI.Clarke@leedsmet.ac.uk.