Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE)


Welcome to the University of Stirling Students' Union Investors in Diversity Students' Union survey.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be able to directly help improve Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE for short) in your organisation.

These terms have been defined below. Please take a moment to read these definitions before starting the survey.

Fairness - Being reasonable, right and just

Respect - Having due regard for feelings, wishes and rights of others

Equality - Where every person has equal rights and every person has a fair chance

Diversity - Diverse means different. We are all different so diversity includes us all. The concept of diversity encompasses understanding, acceptance and respect

Inclusion - Where every person feels respected, valued and that they fit in with the organisational culture

Engagement - Two-way commitment and communication between an organisation and its employees

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 is a law that covers issues around equality and diversity. The legislation established legal protection for the nine highlighted characteristics, which are identified as:

Gender reassignment
Marriage and civil partnership
Pregnancy and maternity
Religion and belief
Sexual orientation

By completing the survey, you can choose to enter into a competition with a chance to win some great prizes! One winner will receive a Hoodie Bundle (1 x American Letter Hoodie, 1 x American Letter T-shirt, 1 x branded University of Stirling tote bag and 1x University of Stirling pen) and five other winners will win a branded University of Stirling tartan mug each. Winners will be chosen at random once the survey has closed and will be contacted by email with details if they have been chosen.

Details will be at the end of the survey!