Equality and Diversity

Ravensbourne is proud of its progress and approach to equality and diversity. We continuously strive to improve the diversity of our staff and students, monitoring closely our recruitment and workforce profiling equality data on an annual basis. This allows us to set ourselves ambitious operational targets to improve the representation of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds, increase the proportion of women in academia and staff with declared disabilities to name a few. Progress against these targets is monitored regularly for report to the institution’s governing bodies.

Ravensbourne is a two-ticks badge holder and operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. This means any applicant who declares a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the role they are applying for is guaranteed an interview.

We also enlist the services of an external Disability Advice Line for existing and potential staff with any disability related issue. Any information you provide will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act and no personal information will be disclosed to Human Resources without the full agreement of the individual.

The Disability Advice Line, run by Disability Rights UK can be contacted via email at ravensbourne@disabilityrightsuk.org.

Ravensbourne is also a registered supporter of the Mindful Employer initiatives and are members of the Network for Black Professionals. For more information please visit:

Mindful Employer: http://www.mindfulemployer.net/

Network for Black Professionals: http://www.nbm.org.uk/

For more information on Equality and Diversity at Ravensbourne please visit: http://www.ravensbourne.ac.uk/discover-ravensbourne/equality-diversity/

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

As part of your application, you will be invited to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Any information you provide will be held separately by Human Resources for monitoring purposes only. This part of your application will not be seen by the panel at any stage of the recruitment process.

The information provided will help support us in our work and will allow us to ensure an inclusive and supportive environment for all.

Any information you disclose will be treated sensitively with strict confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act. It will be viewed by a minimum number of HR staff only and any statistical analysis will be produced in a way to safeguard privacy.

Ravensbourne is committed to equality of opportunity for all existing and potential staff. We will not discriminate on any grounds, encompassing sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, colour, nationality, religion/belief (including lack of belief), ethnic origin, disability, part-time or fixed term status, pregnancy and maternity, parental responsibilities, age and sexual orientation in the recruitment and selection of individuals.

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