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Advancing equality and diversity in universities and colleges


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Governance and policies

Governance and policies are the starting point for embedding equality in the mission, practices and development of your institution.

  • Governing bodies

    Governing bodies have an integral role in establishing a vision for equality, and legal compliance

  • Mainstreaming

    Ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion sit at the heart of culture and operational delivery

  • Equality outcomes

    Universities and colleges in Scotland have to publish equality outcomes explaining the focus and aims of their equality work

  • Outcome agreements

    Universities and colleges in Scotland have to mainstream equality in SFC outcome agreements

  • Equality impact assessment

    Demonstrating equality is at the heart of your strategy and practice

  • Procurement

    Ensure goods and services are fit for purpose for all staff and students, and reduce costs