These are our formal documents relating to EDI issues. You can find further information on EDI areas and initiatives on the main staff EDI page.
Staff and Student EDI Policies, Procedures and Guidance
University of Birmingham Fairness and Diversity Policy (UK) is the University's overarching equality policy. It sets out the legal responsibilities of the University and its members. An additional version of the Fairness and Diversity Policy has been developed for our non-UK campuses: University of Birmingham Fairness and Diversity (outside of UK).
University of Birmingham Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Scheme 2021-2024 - the EDI Scheme is a statement of the University's ongoing commitment to the promotion of equality and diversity. It sets out our equality objectives and the actions we will take to promote equality, prevent discrimination and promote greater understanding between different groups of people.
University of Birmingham Harassment and Bullying Policy - this policy outlines the University's position on unacceptable behaviour and the process for students and staff wishing to make a complaint. An additional harassment and bullying policy has been developed for our Dubai campus: University of Birmingham Harassment and Bullying Policy (Dubai).
Guidance on Supporting Transgender Staff and Students: advice and support for students and staff who identify as transgender or non-binary and guidance for their peers, colleagues and managers.
Staff EDI Policies, Procedures and Guidance
In addition to the above, these arrangements are specific to staff:
Family Leave Arrangements: maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, partner/paternity leave, parental leave, dependents leave, KIT/SPLIT days and returning to work
Flexible Working Guidelines: how to mak a formal request for a flexible working arrangement
Religion and Belief Guidelines: managing religion and belief in the workplace
Framework for Supporting Staff Experiencing Menopause
Framework for Supporting Staff Experiencing Domestic Abuse