Find out information about gender equality at Queen MaryQueen Mary, University of London is committed to the provision of equality of opportunity for all its students and staff. The College aims to create and maintain an appropriate environment in which all people can learn, work and interact freely without fear of discrimination, prejudice or harassment.
All students and staff of the College will be treated equitably and with dignity.
Queen Mary is committed to promote the diversity of its staff and student body.
Information for Staff
For more information about the Athena SWAN - scheme to advance women career in sciences, engineering and medicine - please visit the dedicated page here.
Queen Mary has women groups, please find information below.
WISE – Women in Science and Engineering Society:
The Women in Science and Engineering Society was set up in 2008 as an informal group of discussion/networking for Queen Mary Students interested in the role of female participation in science.
Women at QM:
The project sought to explore the challenges, dilemmas and opportunities for women from different generations and different communities entering higher education for the first time and to draw parallels between different groups of women for whom the entry into education was unexpected and in some sense disruptive of wider assumptions about the social and cultural role of women
Breastfeeding/Expressing Milk Statement:
Staff and Students wishing breastfeed/express milk at Queen Mary have access to appropriate facilities (on a booking basis). Please find the statement on the top right corner.
Please contact Bertille Calinaud if you have any queries.
The Student union has a dedicated women student “liberation officer”, please contact her if you have any query, would like to be involved or have any issues to raise:
Please visit the student union website for more information:
Student Parents website
A website has been created, in partnership with the National Student Union, to provide advice and support for student parents: