Welcome to the Equalities Unit

The Equalities Unit provides the University with advice on equal opportunities with respect to both students and staff. It does this mainly through the Equality Public Duties that requires the University to proactively manage equal opportunities. The University’s response to these duties is embodied in the University’s Equal Opportunities Policy.



Access to Work


Equalities Committees & Groups


Equality Data & Objectives


Equalities Documents


 Equality Impact Assessment


Protected Characteristics 

Mission Statement

The Equalities Unit sets out to support the University to fulfil its public equality duties and uphold relevant individual rights. It will achieve this through the adoption of schemes and policies and the provision of advice to students, staff and managers.

May 2010.

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Equalities Structure

 Equalities Structure


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Contact Details

Equalities Unit 
Room 052  
Fielding Johnson Building
University Road
Leicester  LE1 7RH
Tel: 0116 252 2747 / 3334


Chris Sharp
(p/t Equalities Adviser)

Humaa Noori 
(p/t Equalities Adviser)

Michaela Lefley
(p/t Equalities Assistant)

Athena Swan
Room 053
Tel:  0116 252 2420

Antonia Jackson    
(Athena SWAN Co-ordinator)

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