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The University has participated in the Stonewall Employer Index since 2011:

2018: 16th out of 434

2017: 41st out of 439

2016: 53rd out of 416

2015: 43rd out of 397

2014: 158th out of 369

2013: 161st out of 376

2012: 235th out of 350

Click on the links to discover more about that particular year.

We jumped a massive 115 places between 2014 and 2015 to place us in the Top 100 for the first time.  Our current position also means we are the second ranked University in the country and one of the top companies in the North West.  We have also been named as one of the Top 10 Trans employers in the UK.  Discover the full 2018 results via this link.

In 2015, 2017 AND 2018 the Network Group ALLOUT also received a 'highly commended' award for the hard work and inclusive activities carried out and in 2015 was named the best network group in the NorthWest.

The index measures how 'LGBT inclusive' organisations are and looks at different areas such as engagement, activities, networks and inclusion of LGBT staff in documentation.

We also submit to the student measure 'Gay by Degree' and are pleased to have added two more ticks in the latest scoring round!  We now have 8/10:


A team of nine people are worked on the 2018 index. If you would like to be involved in the 2019 submission, please contact:

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