The University aims to provide commitment, support and understanding to all individuals who transition whilst at University.

The university recognises that the needs of each transgender person are different and aims to act in a supportive and sensitive way.

The university aims to create an inclusive workplace and learning environment, free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation where all transgender people are treated with dignity and respect in the gender with which they identify.

No applicant or student will be treated less favourably than any other, on the grounds of gender identity. The university will respond positively to the needs of transgender students and aims to provide an environment where all transgender students feel welcome, safe, valued and supported in achieving their full potential.

The Transitioning Policy for Students aims to provide a framework for how the university will support transgender people when they transition whilst registered as a student.

It provides information on sources of support as well as information that may be helpful to you such as how you can tell us that you are transitioning, you don't have to do this, but will help us to be able to provide some of the support that could be offered to you.

We also detail in the Transitioning Policy for Students the particular arrangements we have in place if you need to submit doctors or hospital letters if you are requesting time away from your studies or need to inform your faculty of circumstances which may have affected your performance in an assessment or exam and need to submit a claim for extenuating circumstances.