Awards and Accreditations
- CIPD Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
- A Mindful Employer
- Equal Pay Audits cited by the Equality and Human Rights Commission
- NE Better Health at Work Silver Award
Fairtrade goods are available in all campus shops, café and restaurants on campus. The University also helped the City of Sunderland gain Fairtrade status in 2007.
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CIPD Award for Equality & Diversity in the Workplace
The University was recognised at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Awards 2008 in the field of Equality & Diversity in the Workplace. Factors contributing to the award included:
- Our approach to embedding gender equality;
- Our being at the forefront of the Equal Pay agenda;
- Our positive support on Sexual Orientation, leading to the creation of staff and student lgbt groups;
- Our women-friendly prayer facilities and a supportive policy on Religion and Belief;
- Our winning council funding to assist Refugee Academics;
- Our staff survey results showing that 68% of staff agree the diversity of the University enriches their experience.
This page was published on 11 July 2018