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Equality Objectives 2016 - 2021

The University of Wolverhampton’s commitment to Equality and Diversity runs through its Strategic Plan 2016 - 2021. The following Equality Objectives summarises the University’s commitment to Equality and Diversity, and outlines the operational targets its academic faculties and professional services needs to meet to fulfil this commitment between 2016 and 2021. In this, they shall be supported by the Equality and Diversity Unit and look to work with the Students’ Union where possible.

Strategic Plan Goal

Key Performance Indicator

Equality Objective

Maximise individual potential for all students.

KPI 1: Growth in size and diversity of our student population

Increase student recruitment from currently underrepresented demographics groups.

Maximise individual potential for all students.

KPI 1: Growth in size and diversity of our student population

Increase student retention from currently underrepresented demographics groups.

Maximise individual potential for all students.

KPI2: Our students progress and achieve at, or above, the expected levels and there are no differences between student demographic groups.

Increase student achievement, continuation and progression of currently underperforming demographic groups. 

Maximise individual potential for all students.

KPI 3: We exceed the expectations of all our students

To promptly address any instances of differential dissatisfaction of a demographic group.

Maximise individual potential for all students.

KPI4: Our students gain graduate level employment with no differences between demographic groups

Increase student employability of currently underperforming demographic groups.

Maximise individual potential for all staff.

KPI6: We have a diverse, highly skilled and motivated staff team.

Increase recruitment of staff from currently underrepresented groups.

Maximise individual potential for all staff

KPI6: We have a diverse, highly skilled and motivated staff team.

Enter the Top 100 of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

Maximise individual potential for all students/staff

KPI6: We have a diverse, highly skilled and motivated staff team.

Secure a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award

Maximise individual potential for all staff

KPI6: We have a diverse, highly skilled and motivated staff team.

Secure an Athena Swan Gender Equality Charter Bronze Award

Be renowned as a university that makes impact regionally, nationally and internationally

KPI11: We are seen by partners, funding bodies, and the communities we serve as effective and successful in improving the regions we operate within.

Raise local and national awareness of the diversity of our research and staff/students through engagement with Equality and Diversity-themed festivals and campaigns