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Key Initiatives

Our work in embedding Equality, Diversity and inclusion throughout Durham University is centred around five key strands of work.

Key strands:

Access and Disability

We are a Disability Confident Employer and we work with our Occupational Health service and external partner organisations and schemes.
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Faith, Religion and Belief

Durham University is very inclusive and supportive of students and staff of all faiths and none.
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Gender Equality and Athena Swan

Fundamental to achieving our gender parity objectives is how we approach the recruitment, retention and promotion of our staff.
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LGBTQ+

Durham University is a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champion programme, Britain's good practice employers' forum on sexual orientation.
LGBTQ rainbow flag

Race and Ethnicity

Here at Durham, we want to inspire and foster a community of expression and engagement.
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Contact Us

At Durham University we pride ourselves on providing a supportive, inclusive environment. Find out how best to contact us.