The Equality & Diversity Unit

The University of Oxford is committed to fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected.

Policy and law

Information on the University's Equality Policy, Objectives and Data. Equality and Diversity Governance and the legislative framework.

E&D in practice

Find details of over-arching initiatives to take forward equality and diversity, including how you can make a difference.

Featured items......

Diversifying Portraiture at Oxford

There are hundreds of portraits of exceptional people at the University of Oxford. Now, we’re commissioning a new set of pictures and over one hundred individuals and groups have been nominated. Follow our progress on Twitter.

Diversifying Portraits project

Race and the Curriculum

Watch Professor Ruth J. Simmons, President emerita, Brown University give the final Race in the curriculum lecture. 'Redefining America: Confronting the Legacy of Slavery and Injustice'.

Professor Ruth Simmons