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Equality and diversity

West Notts has policies and procedures in place ensuring everyone is treated fairly. The college uses initiatives and positive action programmes to allow staff and students to get the most from their experience.

The college is committed to enhancing the opportunities for all members of its communities regardless of their race, gender, marital/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, gender reassignment, disability, age or whether they are pregnant. We pride ourselves on providing a warm and welcoming environment for all. For more information about our commitment to inclusion please see our Equality and Diversity Scheme.

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    Positive About Disabled People

    The college is proud to hold the POSITIVE ABOUT DISABLED PEOPLE standard and takes its responsibilities towards ensuring fair access and fair advancement for all students and staff with a disability very seriously.

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    Stonewall Diversity Champion

    We are a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion – advancing equality and inclusion for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff and students.

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    Our LGBT+ Role Models

    Staff and officials across local government, the NHS, emergency services and education have shared their experiences of coming out in a series of powerful films designed to inspire others. The films - which followed an earlier booklet - were made by media production students Emilie Wright, Matthew Hart and Saul Turner as part of the ‘Our LGBT+ Role Models’ project spearheaded by the Nottinghamshire Diversity Champions Partnership.

    See the films

    View booklet

Equality and Diversity Documents

Why choose West Notts?

100% A Level pass rate in 2018

Best FE college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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