Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Equality and Inclusion in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
We are actively working to create resources, policies and conversations that support our equality and inclusion agenda. The Deputy Dean Kate Nash is the Faculty’s Lead for Equality and Inclusion.
School Leads for Equality and Inclusion:
- Design: Dr Maria Logkizidou
- English: Dr Alison Searle
- Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies: Dr Jade French
- History: Dr Peter Anderson
- Languages, Cultures and Societies: Dr Vlad Strukov
- Media and Communication: Dr Julie Firmstone
- Music and Performance and Cultural Industries: Dr Jonathan Price
- Philosophy, Religion and History of Science: Dr Ellen Clarke
We are working on a number of initiatives that reflect Faculty priorities. These include: Delivering our Athena Swan Action Plan with focused work on gender equality in recruitment, research culture and the student experience; A series of Lectures exploring the value of the arts and humanities for equality, diversity and inclusion; and our annual Student equality, diversity and inclusion Prize.
You can find out more about current projects here. We also welcome suggestions for new projects and for cross-faculty collaboration. To propose a project or find out more about our work contact Kate Nash, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead.
Student Advisory Board
The Student Advisory Board (SAB) is a group of 12 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from Schools across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures who can speak from their own experience to make a positive impact on equality and inclusivity in student education and experience.
Faculty Equality and Inclusion Committee
The Faculty Equality and Inclusion Committee provides oversight of our equality and inclusion work. Chaired by the Deputy Dean the Committee is made up of student, staff and postgraduate representatives.
Supporting staff and students with caring responsibilities
The University of Leeds has various policies and initiatives to support staff and students who have caring responsibilities.