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Equality and diversity

Sheffield Hallam University is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an inclusive culture in which there is high quality, vibrant learning experience unhampered by artificial barriers. The University values and celebrates diversity, recruiting and developing talented people from diverse backgrounds, we are committed to providing an equal chance to all.

The Equality Information Report 2014 provides information about the protected characteristics of our students and our employees as well as potential students and employees based on data currently available. It is used to inform policy development and decision-making to ensure Sheffield Hallam University maintains and enhances its inclusive environment.

For more information about Equality and Diversity at our University please download our Equality Information Report 2014.

The Sheffield Hallam University equality and diversity web pages set out the University's approach to inclusion, key information on the Equality Act 2010, and how the University will implement the Public Sector Equality Duty.

The Equality and Diversity Team can provide expert advice on equality and diversity, Sheffield Hallam equality policies, and the Equality Act 2010.

For all the latest developments on the implications for higher education, please visit the Equality Challenge Unit website, and for national equalities information please visit Equality and Human Rights Commission, and Equalities Home Office.

Athena SWAN

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Athena SWAN recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) in higher education and research.

We are proud to hold bronze status for the whole University, as well as one departmental silver award and three departmental bronze awards.


Sheffield Hallam University has detailed information about the accessability of its buildings on the Disabledgo website. DisabledGo is an award-DisabledGo logowinning disability organisation that has been in operation since 2000. It produces detailed online access guides to a wide range of venues.

The information provided by DisabledGo aims to empower disabled people to make their own informed decisions as to the usability of a venue based on their own particular access requirements.

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