Remit of EDIC


  1. To lead the development, review and implementation of the University’s EDI strategy and Equalities outcomes for consideration by the University Executive, and support their underpinning of the University’s Strategic Plan
  1. To prioritise plans to enhance EDI against transparent objectives and review progress on targets and outcomes
  1. To promote the mainstreaming of EDI across University structures, systems and processes at multiple levels
  1. To create a joined up approach to EDI across the University through appropriate representation and consultation – ensuring appropriate alignment with the Staff and Student Experience Standing Committees of the University Executive
  1. To promote the sharing of evidence based practice in EDI across the University and externally
  1. To oversee the generation of statistical reports and research to inform priority setting and action planning
  1. To evaluate the University’s progress and performance on EDI for staff and students, including the meeting of its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and related legislative duties
  1. To oversee the development of any applications for ‘charter’ status, as appropriate, and any associated action plans for the different protected characteristics through establishing working groups (including, if necessary, the self-assessment teams)