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

Who is next in the frame? There are hundreds of portraits of exceptional people at the University of Oxford. Now, we’re commissioning a new set of pictures. Current and former members of the University are invited to suggest their subjects.

Diversifying Portraits project

Pivot - BME Mentoring Scheme

The Equality and Diversity Unit, in collaboration with the BME Staff Network, is excited to launch Pivot, a mentoring scheme for any member of staff at the University who identifies as Black and minority ethnic (BME) with two different mentoring pathways.