Protected characteristics

The protected characteristics for the further and higher education institution provisions are:

  • Age.
  • Disability.
  • Gender reassignment.
  • Pregnancy and maternity.
  • Race.
  • Religion or belief.
  • Sex.
  • Sexual orientation.

Being married or in a civil partnership is NOT a protected characteristic for the further and higher education institution provisions.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2010