UK (London South Bank University) LSBU Group Highly Commended at European Diversity Awards

14 November 2022

London South Bank University (LSBU) Group was highly commended in the Company of the Year award at the European Diversity Awards. LSBU Group was awarded the honour after:

  • Recognising that to succeed they must build on their transformational and inclusive culture, which is people-centric, values-led and ambitious.
  • Attracting a range of diverse and skilled individuals, and building a highly engaged and diverse workforce with empowered staff.
  • Supporting their students and designing evidence-based initiatives to reduce inequality, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Sanchia Alasia, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, at LSBU Group, was also nominated in the HR Champion of the Year Award on the night.

LSBU Group is a partnership of higher, further and secondary education providers: London South Bank University (LSBU)Lambeth College (further education), South Bank University Academy (11-19 yr olds), South Bank University Technical College (14-19 yr olds) and London South Bank Technical College.

As a partnership of some of the most diverse educational providers in the country, LSBU Group has long history of having equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of its work. It is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and pro-actively works to eliminate individual, institutional, and systemic inequalities that currently exist within Group.

Sanchia Alasia, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, at LSBU Group, said,

“Being highly commended at the European Diversity Awards in the Company of the Year category is a real privilege and provides strong recognition of the work LSBU Group is doing to promote greater equality, diversity and inclusion.

“LSBU Group are committed to transforming the lives of our students, our staff, and those we work with (communities, businesses and others) through education. True equality in the workplace is essential to our work transforming lives and LSBU Group is working hard to deliver this, for example through anti-racism training for all university staff this year.”