The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team support the School in its commitment to the guidelines set out in current and future School equality charter awards.
Find out more about the University's commitment to Athena SWAN
The School was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze award in September 2017.
The Athena SWAN Charter recognises the commitment of institutions and departments to:
- address gender equalities
- tackle the unequal representation of women in higher education
- improve career progression for female academics
Newcastle University was successful in achieving a Silver institutional award in April 2016.
The University has a number of policies to support staff that include:
- flexible working
- special leave
- support and wellbeing
- equality and diversity
- recruitment and promotion
These policies can all be found on the HR website.
Newcastle University is one of only 9 Institutions in the UK to hold an Athena SWAN Silver award demonstrating the impact of our activities