Equality and diversity at Birkbeck

Equality and diversity

Birkbeck is proud of its diversity and recognises the value that this brings to College life.

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Birkbeck equality and diversity statement

This statement covers the whole Birkbeck community, as equality and diversity can only be successfully embedded using a holistic approach embracing all staff, students and visitors.

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Governance

The equalities agenda is embedded in the College's decision-making structure, through the work of the Equalities and Disability Committees, who report to the Governors of the College, who are the highest decision-making body of the College.

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Athena SWAN at Birkbeck

Birkbeck actively promotes the Athena SWAN initiative within the Birkbeck community. In 2015, the Department of Biological Sciences secured a Bronze award and in 2016, the Department of Psychological Sciences secured a Bronze award. It is envisaged that more departments will participate in developing local Athena SWAN submissions so that the good gender equality practices is embedded across the College.

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Birkbeck resources for staff

Birkbeck aims to provide a welcoming, flexible and inclusive environment for staff and students.

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Equality and diversity law

The Equality Act 2010 broadened the Public Equality Duties to cover all protected groups (except Marriage and Civil Partnership).

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Protected characteristics

Find out more about the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010 and how they apply at Birkbeck.

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