Promoting Equality of Opportunity and Diversity

Useful Information

The Equality and Diversity Unit represents and supports students as well as staff.

We work closely with Christ Church Students' Union and Student Support and Guidance to organise events, raise awareness and promote equality and diversity.

We are always happy to hear from students with ideas, comments or suggestions relating to equality and diversity.

 The following links may be of use:


Widening Participation and Fair Access

Canterbury Christ Church University is proud to have been awarded the Frank Buttle Trust Quality Mark for our commitment to supporting Looked After Young People aspiring to university and in helping them through their time at our University.


 For more information, visit the Outreach and Partnerships web pages.


Get Involved

1. Support your Students' Union Council
Canterbury Christ Church Students' Union is made up of elected students, who represent different elements of the Student Experience, from representing disabled students to running campaigns, and looking after student welfare matters. 

Sabbatical Officers are former students who are elected by students to work in the SU for a year in paid positions. Their jobs involve representing you to the University and other bodies as well as leading and developing the SU.

They are joined on the Students' Union Council by students Officers in a range of positions including Students with Disabilities Officer, LGBT Officer, Women's Officer and Ethnic Minorities Officer.

2. Get involved in a Society or set up your own
The Students' Union has a wide range of societies that you can get involved in. These include a thriving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) society, a Conversation Buddy society, and various different Faith societies. If you can't see the society that you want to join, you can consider setting up your own.


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