Anglia Ruskin University is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality, ensuring that the way you are treated is fair, and free of unjustified discrimination. We seek to:
It is our aim to provide a supportive environment in which to work and study, where we will treat each other with dignity, courtesy and respect.
The Anglia Ruskin University equality policy framework applies to all students and staff, whatever their background or personal belief. Everyone who joins the Anglia Ruskin community is expected to comply with this framework and breaches can lead to dismissal or expulsion.
We welcome any information that will help us to maintain a culture of dignity, courtesy and respect in all areas of our work.
We seek to maximise the potential of all our staff and students, to be responsive to new ideas, and to equip our students for life in a multicultural and diverse society. It is our aim to provide a supportive environment in which to work and study, where treating each other with dignity, courtesy and respect is standard.
Whether you are a student or an employee, or are thinking of becoming one, the above extract from our Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality Policy is our commitment to ensuring that the way you are treated is fair, and free of unjustified discrimination.
Our equality policies apply to all our students and staff, whatever their backgrounds or personal beliefs, and everyone at Anglia Ruskin is expected to comply with them. Breaches are regarded as serious and can lead to dismissal or expulsion. We welcome any information that will help us to maintain a culture of dignity, courtesy and respect in all areas of our work.
The links below and on the left will take you to:-
- Anglia Ruskin's equality policy framework. This page introduces our equality policies. From here you will find a link to HR Online, where you will find the full texts of all these policies including our Combined Equality Scheme which addresses our positive public duties relating to race, disability and gender equality.
- Events with a focus on equality and diversity. Includes a link to the staff training and development section of HR Online, and reports of Equality & Diversity Forum events.
- Staff networks you may wish to join.
- University guidance documents on implementing equality and diversity. Includes information on assessing the impact of policies, dealing with requests to continue working post-retirement, flexible working guidelines, planning seminars and other events for maximum accessibility, equality-proofing the curriculum, and a link to the University's Code of Practice on Supporting Students with Mental Health Difficulties.
- The Equality & Diversity Group, including who's on it, who chairs it, and dates of meetings for 2007-8.
- Links to other sites providing a wide range of specialist advice and expertise on-line. They include Government commissions, special-interest and campaigning organisations, and publications. MUST SEE: the SWANDS Guide to SENDA Compliance in Higher Education, an audit and guidance tool for accessible practice within the framework of teaching and learning.
If you have any queries or comments about equality and diversity at Anglia Ruskin, please e-mail the HR Consultant - Diversity or ring ext. 4928.
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