University Athena SWAN

  • Gender equality: next steps for the University

    We are looking to the future in our final anniversary story, the concluding part of a series reflecting on 10 years of Athena SWAN at the University of Bath. The Athena SWAN Charter recognizes advancement of gender equality. The Charter...

  • LGBT+ History Month: events for staff and students

    Find all activities and events planned for February by various teams across University and the SU to mark LGBT History month. Throughout February: Library's LGBT+ Book Display. It will run for the whole of February in Library's pop-up display area by...

  • Athena SWAN and Gender Pay Gap

    2019 marks 10 years since the University achieved its first institutional Athena SWAN Bronze award. As we are now preparing to upgrade our award from Bronze to Silver, USAT will have to explore findings from the most recent equal pay...

  • Athena SWAN, #NeverOK and creating an inclusive University

    You can find our second Athena SWAN Anniversary story on the #NeverOK campaign and how it is addressing key challenges in our workplace culture here. Aiste Senulyte, ED&I Officer at the University of Bath, and Dr Sarah Bailey, who is a...

  • Gender equality and International Men's Day

    2019 marks 10 years since the University achieved its first institutional Athena SWAN award. International Men’s Day is on November 19th 2019 and aims to celebrate the positive value men bring to their families and communities. Although Athena SWAN has...

  • Growing number of female professors at Bath

    Our inaugural Athena SWAN Anniversary series story on the growing number of female professors has been released on staff homepage in February 2019. You can access the story which was among 10 most popular University stories of the month here. Aiste Senulyte,...

  • A new Departmental Athena SWAN Silver award

    The Department of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award celebrating good practice in gender equality. You can read their submission here. Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing...

  • Developing the University’s Women Leaders

    The Athena SWAN Charter is a vehicle for delivering culture change in the workplace. In reflecting on what we have achieved in the 10 years since we were first awarded a bronze level institutional award, one key area has been...

  • Intersectionality: moving beyond a single dimension of inequality

    The University will be submitting for an Advance HE Athena SWAN - Gender Equality Charter - Institutional Silver award in 2021. As part of the self-assessment process the University will need to consider intersectionality in the application. James Greenwood-Lush, Head of...

  • ‘Professional and support staff’ and gender equality

    The Athena SWAN charter has evolved in the 10 years since the University first gained an Athena SWAN award. Originally the Charter aimed to address the loss of women from academic science in Universities. In 2015, the Charter expanded to...