Athena SWAN



The University and external organisations have a wealth of resources available to support equality and diversity.

Whether you're an existing member of staff, or someone interested in working with us, these resources provide information and support in the area of equality and diversity.

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The following internal and external networks may be of interest to staff and students:

Internal Networks

External Networks 

student group


 The following articles and reports may be of interest to Self-Assessment Teams:


The following awards are aimed at promoting the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine:

Nomination deadlines will be advertised in the new Athena SWAN newsletter and circulated to departments for information.

HR Policies

Newcastle University has a number of policies and procedures which support the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter.
The University's HR policies have recently been reviewed and updated to ensure that they are accessible, easy to read, and provide support to employees and their managers.  
Further information is available from the Human Resources website: