Athena Swan

In the Department of Languages and Cultures we are all committed to work towards the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all. We have an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee, committed to working towards equality in other aspects of life. 

We are part of the University-wide effort to encourage and nurture gender equality and diversity in Higher Education.  We are working towards a Bronze Athena SWAN award.

As part of the self-assessment process involved in the Bronze Award, we are currently undertaking a survey of all staff (academic, professional support, full-time, part-time, fixed-term etc.) in order to gain as much data and feedback as possible in preparation for the submission.

We are also consulting with students, who will receive a specialised survey of their own and take part in focus groups. 

For more information about DeLC's Athena Swan work, please contact Emily Spiers or Colette Webb.

Learn more about Athena SWAN