Female student and male lecturer gathering hay to feed the pigs at the famr at East Durham College's Houghall Campus

Disability Policy

The College is committed to not discriminate against any employees or students, who have a disability or have had a disability in the past.

The College also supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment and will not tolerate any form of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, race, religion belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status or transexuality.  This policy should be read in conjunction with the College Equal Opportunities and Recruitment & Selection Policies.

East Durham College is committed to ensuring that disability does not become a disadvantage.  The rights, reviews and procedures as outlined in the Equal Opportunities Policy apply to disability in all ways.  The College aims to address disability on an individual basis within a general framework of positive support.  The College requests that any discrimination against disabled people is brought to the attention of a member of staff or the Equal Opportunities Officer.