Publication of Information
Under the Equality Act 2010, the University has a duty to publish information to demonstrate its compliance with the general duty to:
- Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act 2010;
- Advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it; and
- Foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.
This page contains links to all the information published by the University to meet this specific duty as well as a narrative document highlighting our plans for further improvement.
We routinely collect information on our students, including ethnicity, disability, gender, age and type of school they attended before joining the University. We use this information to help us plan and deliver our services and curriculum, to ensure that the Durham experience is accessible to all and that we are offering the best quality teaching, learning and accommodation for all our students. Full details and a range of data sets can be found by following this link:
We regularly collect staffing information to ensure we have the right systems and policies in place to encourage everyone in our diverse workforce to reach their full potential whilst enjoying their time working at Durham.
Durham University is committed to attracting the best and brightest students to study with us and to encouraging diversity within our student body. As such application and admissions data is closely monitored and designed to support colleges and departments to achieve the University's student quota and targets in respect of admissions and recruitment. This data can be found at:
This site will be regularly reviewed as we collect more information and continue our developments in equality and diversity.