The Students' Union at the University of Southampton is a unique and diverse community of individuals which we believe should be celebrated. The Union strives to be open and welcoming, where everyone can participate fully in the activities and services we offer. This policy is to ensure that the Union is fully accessible to all those for whom it exists: its members, its staff and everyone who interacts with the organisation.
The Students' Union will:
We will ensure that we use appropriate interventions to allow us to achieve this and will take appropriate disciplinary action if needed. These interventions may include: training, information, awareness raising campaigns, guidance, positive action and support.
Valuing diversity is the responsibility of all members, staff and visitors. It is everyone's responsibility to ensure there is no discrimination and that all are treated with respect and dignity.
We will all take a personal responsibility to:
This Equality & Diversity policy was approved by the AGM on 17 May 2011.