Information and advice for our students regarding gender

The Equality Act 2010 makes unlawful any direct or indirect discrimination, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of a person’s sex or gender.

Targetjobs – Equality and Diversity – has useful information on equality and diversity issues and graduate job hunting.

Discrimination in the recruitment process and workplace (TargetJobs)

The Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) - a leading employer network promoting equality and inclusion in the workplace. Our role is to influence government, business and trade unions, campaigning for real practical change.


The Times Top 50 Employers for Women - An alphabetical list of the top 50 employers for women. Organisations are invited to submit their application to be considered for inclusion on the annual list, which celebrates the work being done to achieve gender equality in the workplace.

The Times

The Making Work Work - for Edinburgh Women - This programme supports women who are unemployed or under-employed whose job prospects have been impacted by a current or previous career break (e.g. mature undergraduate or postgraduate study). 

Making Work Work - for Edinburgh Women

Online resources

We provide access to information and advice on e.g. unconscious bias, the what, why and how of women’s networks and being your true self at work via a suite of e-learning resources. 

Culture and Diversity e-learning  (University of Edinburgh login required)