At UID, we strive for an open and inclusive environment where everyone – no matter who you are – possesses equal rights and opportunities. We wish to create an environment free from harassment and discrimination of any kind.
As an employer and an education provider, we have an obligation to oppose harassment and discrimination. Discrimination is prohibited on seven grounds according to Swedish law.
Those grounds are:
At Umeå University and UID, we have a zero tolerance policy regarding discrimination, harassment or other mistreatment of students, employees, partners and visitors.
Both staff and students have a responsibility in the everyday encounters with colleagues, teachers and students to treat others with respect. The goal is for everyone to feel welcome and included.
The Equal Opportunities Group here at UID, comprising of both staff members and student representatives, we have two main objectives:
Niklas Andersson, staff representative.