Submission Timeline

Submission timeline


(+/- deadline)

Action required
– 3/4 months
Organisational units that are unsure about whether to submit as a department, faculty, school or similar should contact ECU’s Equality charters team.
– 2 months Applicants should inform ECU’s Equality charters team of their intention to submit.

An email reminder will be sent out to the JiscMail list and key contacts.

Last working day April/November, 5pm (deadline) Submissions should be sent in PDF format to: Late submissions that are not already agreed with ECU will not be considered.
+ 5 working days Institutions and departments wishing for their submissions to be assessed in colour should send ten colour copies to arrive by this date.
+ 2 months Awards panels take place. Supplementary information may be requested.
+ 5 months Results are sent to applicants. Feedback is sent to unsuccessful applicants.

Applicants that receive awards should publish their submission on their website and inform Athena SWAN of the associated web address. Any personal or confidential information may be removed from the submission prior to publication.

+ 6 months Feedback is sent for applications which received a lower level of award than applied for.
+ 7 months Feedback is sent for applications which were successful at the level applied for.

The timeline given above is indicative and is subject to change.