Vice-Chancellor's Office

Equality and Diversity

This is the Equality and Diversity mini site. Visit our full website for more detailed information, help and guidance around equality and diversity at the University of Portsmouth.

How do the Equality and Diversity Policy and other University of Portsmouth policies and procedures affect members of the University?

  • The University of Portsmouth affirms its commitment to fair and equitable treatment for all its students, potential students and members of staff. It seeks to encourage, support and value diversity in the student population.
  • It aims to create the conditions whereby all students and staff are treated on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, religious or political beliefs, family circumstance or sexual orientation. It is firmly opposed to any form of unfair discrimination based on these attributes and values.

Visit the various Equality and Diversity policies and guidelines for more information.

To better understand your rights and responsibilities as a manager and/or member of staff use the University Diversity elearning resource.

The University considers the effect of its policies and procedures.  Find out about the University?s approach to Equality Impact Assessment.