Equality and diversity

PROMOTING EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY HAS BECOME A PRIORITY ACROSS MANY PROFESSIONS.

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A number of major graduate recruiters have policies and processes that are proactive in recruiting students and graduates from diverse backgrounds. To find out the policies and attitudes of employers that you are interested in, explore their equality and diversity policies and see if they are a Disability Confident employer or are recognised for their policy by such indicators as ‘Mindful Employer’ or as a ‘Stonewall’s Diversity Champion’.

Updates on the University’s equality and diversity policy and related activities are available via the Equality and Diversity Unit.

UK law protects you from discrimination due to your age, gender, race, religion or beliefs, disability or sexual orientation. For further information on the Equality Act 2010 and to find out where and how you are protected, and what to do if you feel you have been discriminated against, visit the UK Government’s webpage on discrimination.

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