Equality and Diversity

Equality and Diversity training

The Equality and Diversity Unit provide a wide range of training/briefings, including staff induction, e-learning, management briefings and bespoke sessions as requested by business areas.

All Staff Core Training

1. All staff, as part of their core training requirements,  should undertake the the following equality e-learning within their probationary period:  

  • Diversity & Inclusion in HE
  • Unconscious Bias Awareness
  • Anti-Bullying And Harassment

 To request access to this training please email james.ross@port.ac.uk


Additional training, including Transgender Awareness, Disability Awareness and Autism Awareness, can be booked through Learning and Development Training Calendar


2. Staff may also wish to consider completing the Harvard Bias Implicit Analysis Test. This test is anonymous and for your information only and is not a requirement of the University training. 


3. All staff will be introduced to support offered by the Equality and Diversity Team during the staff induction event that all new staff attend.  


Manager Training

1. As well as the all staff sessions, managers should undertake the following additional equality related training as part of manager core training. These sessions are provided through the Management Information Briefings Programme:

To see a full list of scheduled Management Information Briefings offered by Learning & Development (L&D), please visit the Learning and Development Calendar of Events



Bespoke Sessions

The Equality and Diversity team is able to offer bespoke tailored sessions for team meeting updates, or specific sessions. To discuss this further please email the Equality Manager, dave.small@port.ac.uk


Other Training available for staff and students to access

Transgender e-learning package provided by GIRES and funded by Department of Communities and Local Government

Facebook - Managing Unconscious Bias

Google - Unconscious Bias@work


If you have already registered to access the  University e-learning packages you can log on here


If you have any problems with the e-learning procedure please contact james.ross@port.ac.uk