Equality and Diversity

The Department of Computer Science is committed to developing and promoting equality and diversity in all our practices and activities.

We aim to provide an inclusive culture for all of our staff and students, free from discrimination and upholding the values of respect, dignity and courtesy. Every person has the right to be treated in accordance with these values.

Activities and Events

We actively engage in outreach at schools and public engagement events across the country, giving everyone the chance to learn about computing. Our activities and events include:


  • ACS Women: we have a private Facebook group and mailing list which all women in the department are invited to; we hold socials and meet-ups throughout the year
  • We have Equalities Champions within our department: Angharad Shaw
  • We have been awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award for the Department of Computer Science (Athena SWAN Contact: Christine Zarges)
  • Several of our lecturers are part of the University’s Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team