Linacre College is committed to fostering an inclusive culture; it promotes equality, and values diversity. Linacre maintains working, learning and social environments in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected. The College will always fulfil its legal obligation to treat equally all members of the Linacre community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief (including lack of belief), sex and sexual orientation, and it will take into account other relevant circumstances, including marital or civil partnership status and parental or caring responsibilities.
The College has adopted an Equality Policy which is available on the College website.
As a member of the Linacre community, you are expected to treat other members and visitors with respect, courtesy and consideration. The College does not tolerate any form of bullying or harassment. It has a Policy and procedure on Harassment, supported by the College’s Harassment Advisors and by specialist advisors from the University community.
If you have any concerns or questions about equality issues, you are encouraged to contact Dr Catherine Walter, Dean for Equality & Diversity, who can speak to you confidentially. If you are concerned about possible harassment, see Section 12.1 of this Handbook.