Equality, diversity, and inclusivity in the School of Computing
The School of Computing, along with the rest of the University of Kent, is committed to the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) within the university community. We seek to achieve this by encouraging diversity, promoting equality of opportunity, treating everyone with respect and dignity and encouraging, recognising and celebrating success.
There are a variety of Networks available to staff:
Find out more about the University's commitment to EDI.
Athena SWAN Charter
The University has joined, and committed to, the principles of the Athena Swan Charter. The Charter, which aims to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEMM). The University of Kent's success in developing employment practices to support the career progression of women in STEMM has been recognised with an Athena SWAN Charter Bronze award.
The School of Computing has been awarded a bronze Athena SWAN award for gender equality work. The award formally recognises the School’s commitment to combating underrepresentation, and advancing the careers of women in science research and academia. We are now aiming for a silver award.
School of Computing – Support for disabled students
The School of Computing is committed to supporting all students, including those with a disability. We provide prospective and current students who describe themselves as having a disability with clear and comprehensive information that sets out the support that is available to them.