Trade Unions

The University recognises and negotiates with three Unions.


For academic and academic-related staff.

UCU Logo



Unison Logo

For manual and ancillary staff also craft trades.



Unite Logo

For clerical and technical staff.

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Key Dates

Disability Staff Forum: 18 September 2019 @ 1.00 pm

BAME Staff Forum: 11 September 2019 @12.00 pm

LGBT+ Staff Forum: 11 September 2019 @ 1.00 pm

Women's Forum: 9 October 2019 @ 12.30 pm

Key Reports & Articles

University Staff and Student Equality Data 2019 Published

University receives institutional Silver Athena SWAN Award

Staff Forums / Groups

Improved services through partnership with LGBT centre to support the LGBT staff and students at the University of Leicester


Contact Details

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
0116 252 3334

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Dr Angie Pears
0116 373 6424

EDI Manager
Mandeep Rupra
0116 2525909

EDI Projects Manager
Humaa Noori
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
0116 252 2747

Senior Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Dr Faye McCarthy
0116 229 7567

EDI Coordinator
Michaela Lefley
(Monday - Wednesday)
0116 252 3334

EDI Assistant
Patrick Ward
0116 373 6420

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team, University of Leicester- Room 008, Astley Clarke Building, Central Campus, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH,