The University of Cape Town (UCT) evidences its commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion through policies which prohibit unfair discrimination, directly or indirectly, against staff and/or students on one or more grounds, including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, family responsibility, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, HIV status, conscience, belief, political opinion, culture, language and birth. These policies protect these listed grounds:

  1. Discliplinary policy on anti-racism, racial discrimination and racial harassment – approved 18 June 2022
  2. Disability policy – approved December 2021
  3. Inclusivity policy for sexual orientation – reviewed in 2021
  4. Sexual misconduct policy: sexual offences and sexual harassment – approved December 2020
    Disciplinary procedure for sexual misconduct: sexual offences and sexual harassment
  5. Employment Equity Policy – reviewed December 2020, effective 1 February 2021
  6. Policy on HIV infection and AIDS – reviewed December 2020

Statement of values

Anti-discrimination and inclusivity policies

Rules about relationships

Employment Equity plans and policies

EE reports