King's aims to embed equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. They want their policies, practices and processes to empower individuals to be able to contribute fully.
As an employer and educator, King’s recognises its legal duties as well as the moral imperative to promote diversity and inclusion within the campus community and to provide a safe and healthy environment for work and study where staff, students and other members of the King’s community are treated with dignity, courtesy and respect.
King’s College London has a dedicated Diversity & Inclusion Team based at our Waterloo campus.
The dedicated Diversity & Inclusion team not only ensures that King’s meets and upholds its legal obligations in regard to equality and anti-discrimination law, but also makes positive interventions to embed the ethos diversity and inclusion into policy, processes and everyday practice, working to eliminate barriers to participation and success.
King’s is committed to creating an inclusive environment that promotes equality of opportunity for everyone in its community. King’s values the diversity of its staff and student body, and recognises that this is both a strength and a defining feature of King’s as a London university in a global context. Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of King’s Strategic Vision 2029. A key guiding principle of this vision is to create an inclusive environment where all individuals are valued and able to succeed. King’s aims to embed inclusion in its practice and culture to provide an extraordinary student experience and to be an employer of choice. King’s will not tolerate discrimination, victimisation or harassment.
Support & Networks
Communities are an integral part of the experience at Kings. Being a part of a staff network can have transformative effects on our involvement with the organisation, as well as a great way to make friends and have participation in key decision making and strategic level processes.
- Elevate - King's Gender Equality Network
- LGBTQ+ Staff Network (Internal webpage)
- Access King's
- Parents & Carers' Network
- More than Mentoring
- NEST (N)etwork to (E)ngage, (S)upport & bring (T)ogether Parents and Carers @ King's
King's joined the Business Disability Forum (BDF) in 2017 to demonstrate it's commitment to ensuring disability inclusion is a key strategic priority. In 2016, King's commitment to gender equality was recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN Award; many departments and faculties across the institution hold their own Athena awards, in recognition of local progress towards gender equity in Higher Education.
King’s Wellbeing helps staff and students fulfil their potential buy providing resources and services to optimise physical and mental wellbeing.
Bullying and Harassment
King's College London is committed to providing and promoting a positive environment for all its students, staff and members of its community which is free from all forms of prejudice, discrimination, harassment and bullying.
The It Stops Here portal is designed to help students raise any concerns they have about harassment, bullying or discrimination.