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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are inclusive and collaborative, with equality,

We are inclusive and collaborative, with equality, diversity and inclusion informing all we do.

From our inclusive curriculum, to University-wide projects to prevent discrimination, and our commitment to wellbeing, we are agile and open to change to create a more inclusive environment for all.

A key part of our Strategy to 2031, equality, diversity and inclusion informs our research, teaching and engagement and is an important part of all three of our Themes. It’s also a big part of how we approach health and wellbeing.

An inclusive university

An inclusive university

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122 nationalities represented on our London campus

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11th

out of UK universities for boosting students’ social mobility from IFS, Sutton Trust and DfE 2021

Top 100

Leading LGBTQ+ inclusive employers in Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2023

Equality
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Networks

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Networks develop new ideas, raise awareness and hold events that inspire our wider community. They also play a key role in influencing our policies through the University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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Gender Equality

Gender Equality and Athena Swan Bronze Award

We have joined the Athena Swan Charter and received this highly-esteemed award that recognises good practice in higher education for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture.

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LGBTQIA+ Community

We value all our staff and students equally, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and trans status. We have received a Gold Award in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2023.

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Race Equality
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Race Equality

We have signed up to the Race Equality Charter and have been awarded a Bronze Award, demonstrating our commitment to improving the representation, progression and success of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and students within higher education.

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Disability Confident
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Disability Confident

We encourage our students and staff to disclose any disabilities or long-term health conditions, to ensure they receive the support they need to fulfil their potential and thrive in their studies and in the workplace. We’re a member of Business Disability Forum and an accredited Disability Confident Leader (Level 3) organisation.

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