ECU has published updated guidance on equality monitoring, and revised recommended monitoring questions.
ECU’s Jess Moody and Dr Kevin Guyan discuss data on sexual orientation of staff and students in UK higher education.
Download the full recommendations now.
With next week’s public announcement of Teaching Excellence Framework’s Year Two results, Jess Moody’s blog highlights it’s not too late to ensure your university is using the framework as a useful tool in equality work.
New blog post from ECU’s Chief Executive David Ruebain
This week we shine a spotlight on Edinburgh Napier University’s Attracting Diversity project working to attract more men into nursing.
This week’s focus is on the University of Aberdeen’s involvement in attracting diversity.
The University of Strathclyde showcases the attracting diversity project on open days.
Robert Gordon University works with school pupils to BEAT gender stereotypes.
First blog post in a new series from ECU’s Scotland team.
A free resource highlighting ECU’s equalities research.
The view from ECU.
ECU celebrates International Women’s Day 2017
First planning meeting Friday 24 February in London
Approaches and responses to LGBT inclusive curricula
New TEF Year Two briefing note from ECU – February 2017
Data collection challenges around sexual orientation and gender identity
Senior Policy Adviser Jess Moody on #LBGTHM17
David Ruebain on the implications of the Higher Education and Research Bill on equality and diversity.
Third blog post from Senior Policy Adviser Chris Brill on the underrepresentation of particular groups in higher education and how these inequalities should, and are, being tackled.
Second blog post in a new series from Senior Policy Adviser Chris Brill on the underrepresentation of particular groups in higher education and how these inequalities should, and are, being tackled.
First blog post in a new series from Senior Policy Adviser Chris Brill on the underrepresentation of particular groups in higher education and how these inequalities should, and are being tackled.
Gemma Tracey reflects on how HE leaders can provide a comprehensive response to EHRC’s recent report: Healing a divided Britain: the need for a comprehensive race equality strategy.
There may not be clarity on what Brexit will mean in reality, but there are opportunities to further and protect equality in higher education, explains David Ruebain.
The starting gun has been fired for the extended Athena SWAN Charter, and new award winners have shown admirable pace, says Professor Helen Beebee.
Research officer Dr Julia Halej outlines our work, supported by the Wellcome Trust, to identify initiatives that make a real impact on gender equality in higher education institutions.
Understanding the nuances of underrepresentation and achievement levels is key, says ECU’s Gary Loke.
As David Ruebain finds out, the answer may not be straightforward.
Well, it depends how you define and manage risk, explains Dr Christine Nightingale
Claire Herbert, manager of ECU’s Race Equality Charter, calls for honest conversations at all levels across the sector
Debbie Epstein, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, outlines the equality landscape at King’s College London.
Clare Peterson, Equality and Diversity Manager, and Anna Hay, Head of Student Wellbeing at University of Gloucestershire share their priorities for the year ahead.
Margaret Ayers, Director of Human Resources, outlines Queen Mary, University of London’s commitment to equality and diversity.
Angie Cousins, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, reflects on how ECU has supported her work at University of Surrey over the past ten years.
Patrick Johnson, Head of Equality and Diversity, explains why University of Manchester have subscribed to ECU.
Moni Akinsanya, Equality and Diversity Adviser at Liverpool John Moores University explains the perks of joining ECU as a subscriber.
Senior Policy Adviser Gemma Tracey finds out more about UN Women’s HeForShe campaign by speaking to two UK universities – Leicester and Oxford – that are involved as impact champions.
‘The work, support and recognition of ECU is absolutely crucial to any HEI’ says Carol Kilgannon, Director of Equality and Staff Development at University of Winchester.
Marije Davidson, Equality and Diversity Adviser, tells us what encouraged York St John University to subscribe to ECU
Freya Douglas, Programme Manager (Scotland), attended a Scottish Government event on Tuesday 25 August to discuss how equality featured in the plans for implementing the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) strategy.
Sanchia Alasia, Equality and Diversity Manager at Brunel, tells us why they were the first to subscribe to ECU.
ECU’s Equality Charters team marked ten years of the Athena SWAN Charter at a celebratory drinks reception hosted by King’s College London. Equality Charters Adviser James Lush gives us a rundown of the evening’s events.
Senior Policy Adviser Chris Brill reflects on what he learnt at last week’s further education Equality Knowledge Exchange events
Senior Policy Adviser, Chris Brill, looks ahead to next week’s Further education equality knowledge exchange events.
Aileen McKechnie, Director of Advanced Learning and Science, blogs for ECU on what the Scottish Government is doing to tackle inequality and deliver economic growth.
Chief Executive of ECU, David Ruebain, discusses findings of our latest research and asks: what more should be done to diversify university governing bodies?
Senior Policy Adviser, David Bass, reflects on recent developments in access and equality policy in Scotland and looks forward to our event in June.
For Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, Senior Policy Adviser Chris Brill shares what staff and students have told us about when it comes to talking about mental health
Dr Kalwant Bhopal from the University of Southampton reflects on how the higher education sector can work to improve race equality.
As the assessment process for ECU’s race equality charter mark begins, Gary Loke, Head of Policy, reflects on why ECU developed the charter mark, and remarks on the higher education sector’s current progress in race equality.
Disabled learners are clustered at lower SCQF levels. Chris Brill talks about learners’ ideas on how colleges can improve progression.
Janet Beer calls for more consideration of race equality in HE
David Ruebain considers the need to recognise those institutions that are leading the way in staff equality and diversity
Gemma Tracey ponders what international women’s day, and women’s history month means in the higher education sector, 100 years on.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week, but is everyone getting the chance to benefit?
Nona McDuff, head of equality, diversity and inclusion at Kingston University blogs about winning the Guardian University Diversity Initiative Award last year and shares her top tips for applying.
David Ruebain, chief executive of ECU considers the role of leaders in driving the diversity agenda.