Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Diversifying Recruitment

Guidance on creating a recruitment strategy to diversify our staff community


The University is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) for all, and these principles are at the heart of our institution’s values and strategic vision:

Starting out

Steps to take at the start of your recruitment journey

Reaching and attracting diverse candidates

Things to consider when preparing Job Descriptions and your approach to advertising

Selecting a diverse candidate pool

Hints and tips on creating recruitment panels and shortlisting


How to bring inclusion to the forefront of your interview approach

Deciding on the right candidate

Guidance on how to decide on the right candidate

Diversifying the future

Setting the onward path to diversify our staff community

Other related guidance

Further reading, including a download of this guide pack