The University has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism in full, including all of its examples.
The Definition was adopted on 4th December 2020.
The University has told Campaign Against Antisemitism that: “In consultation with members of the University Leadership Team and Chair of the University Council, the Vice-Chancellor confirmed in December 2020 that the University would adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism as an important point of reference to guide our work to understand inequalities and tackle discrimination”.
This information was obtained after Campaign Against Antisemitism submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on 15th July 2020. On 17th May 2021, the University responded. On 29th March 2022, the University updated its response. Additionally, the University published a statement on its website on 11th December 2020.