Equality is essential within modern society and something that effects us all not just those in a minority group. Please read further into bullying and discrimination in the accompanying pages to find out more info on these topics.

Please feel free to contact the Students’ Union at any time if you feel that you or somebody else is being bullied or discriminated against.


Bullying is one of the most common destructive social practices experienced by both children and adults. In an environment that recognises the value of respect and dignity there should be no place for bullying.

Bullying is a serious issue and one that should not be let go unknown or untreated. If at any time during your time at DkIT please do not hesitate to contact the Students Union for help and advice. There is an anti-bullying policy in DkIT and offenders are dealt with accordingly.


Discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual based on their membership – or perceived membership – in a certain group or category. It involves the actual behaviors towards groups such as excluding or restricting members of one group from opportunities that are available to another group. It involves excluding or restricting members of one group from opportunities that are available to other groups.

The 9 Grounds on which Discrimination is Unlawful

What to do if you are discriminated against

If you feel that you have been discriminated against, there are a number of steps you can take: a complaint should be raised with college or the party in question directly. This provides an opportunity for resolution of the problem between all parties. If however the student is not satisfied with the response the next step is to consider contacting the Students’ Union. We’ll take it from there.