Policies and documents
We have a duty to publish information about the diversity of our University community. This update was published on 30 March 2023. It complements the annual Equality and Diversity report and the Gender Pay Gap report which provide a commentary on the statistics.
To read more about our work to advance equality, diversity and inclusion, please visit the main equality and diversity page.
In line with the HESA Standard Rounding Methodology, numbers are rounded to the nearest 5. Percentages are provided for actual numbers and therefore do not align exactly with the numbers given.
This is an overview of the student population in the academic year 2021-22. It is broken down by age, disability, ethnicity (UK-domiciled only), religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation and transgender status.
Promoting student diversity
Read more about our dedicated support and guidance for our diverse community. Our Access and Participation Plan sets out how we improve equality of opportunity for underrepresented groups to access, succeed in and progress from higher education.
This is an overview of our workforce profile according to protected characteristics.
The statistics show the workforce profile in relation to age, disability, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation and transgender identity of staff at the University as of 1 November 2022. The total number of staff was 1,030 (rounded). We also provide information about recruitment from 1 August 2021 until 31 July 2022.