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Equality & Diversity

The University of Southampton is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our students. The Careers and Employability Service has a number of programmes and services for students who may need extra support whilst studying with us. Please see links below for details of these and for further information about the Equality Act 2010.

My Generation

My Generation Career Coaching

Are you the first person in your family to go to university? Find out how to clarify your goals and improve your career planning skills through Career Coaching

Within the UK, the Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination both in the workplace and in wider society. It also sets out the different ways in which it’s unlawful to treat someone.

To find out more about who is protected from discrimination, the types of discrimination under the law, and what action you can take if you feel you’ve been unfairly discriminated against, please visit the UK Government Equality Act 2010 guidance pages.

Below are some additional resources for students from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Below are some additional resources for students identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender.

Below are some additional resources for mature students.

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