2015 EiDA Nominee – The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly. They have a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for their staff and students, and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community they serve. Specialist staff networks, forums, training and events are just some of the ways in which the university keep their community connected and engaged with diversity issues. Top quality evidence showcased a real understanding from the University of the importance of incorporating all aspects of diversity. The University demonstrated incredible promotion of all equality strands and protected characteristics, and presented credible information which highlights the great lengths they are going to, to be fully inclusive. The University is also addressing youth unemployment through their leadership of The Works – an innovative employment and training initiative at the heart of our local communities in Moss Side and Ardwick.

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