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Equality & Diversity


Breaking the Silence

Preventing harassment and sexual misconduct 
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Useful contacts:The University provides support to staff through the:



Members of staff who believe that they have been discriminated against on grounds of disability may make a complaint via the University's:

  • Grievance procedures in connection with their terms and conditions of employment.
  • Dignity@Work Policy.


Bullying and harassment

The University is committed to protecting the dignity of all its staff, students and visitors.

Bullying, harassment and discrimination of a transitioning individual may involve verbal or physical abuse. This could include inappropriate use of

  • Language.

  • References to sexual orientation or sexuality.

  • Continuing to refer to the person's previous gender.

Within the University support for dealing with Transphobic Bullying and Harassment is available through the Dignity@Work contacts (for members of staff), the Mediation Service and through the HR Schools Team (for staff).