Equality Impact Assessments

Under the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 the University, in the exercise of its functions, is required to evaluate policies (and other documents) by performing an Equality Impact Assessment for each one.

A Comprehensive EIA is carried out for all new policies and also when reviewing existing policies if a Quick Impact Assessment shows that any protected characteristic may be affected. No policy progresses to consideration by a University Committee if an EIA has not been conducted.

Current completed EIAs can be viewed below, alongside the University’s guidance document.

Academic Appeals Procedure Quick EIA

BSL action plan EIA 2018

Code of Student Discipline EIA May 2017

Data Protection Policies EIA

Development Discussions EIA

EIA guidance_revised November 2017

Harmonisation EIA

Mitigating Circumstances Comprehensive EIA

Portfolio Review Comprehensive EIA

Redundancy Avoidance Policy EIA

Research Data Management Policy EIA

Student Mental Health Policy EIA 2018

Visiting and Emeritus Titles EIA