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Awards and Achievements

UEL has a strong commitment to being an ethical organisation, and we take very seriously our responsibilities within the wider community. That’s why we take great pride when we win awards that highlight our success in fulfilling that commitment. Here are some of the awards we currently hold:

QAA Quality Mark

QAA checks how UK universities and colleges maintain the standard of their higher 
education provision. Click here to read this institution's latest review report. 
The QAA diamond logo and 'QAA' are registered trademarks of the Quality 
Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

QAA checks how UK universities and colleges maintain the standard of their higher education provision and improve the quality of UK higher education. The QAA diamond logo and 'QAA' are registered trademarks of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. To read this institution's latest review report click here.

Living Wage Employer

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UEL is a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage means that all UEL staff and the employees of its contractors earn at least an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost of living in the capital.

Fairtrade

Fairtrade

UEL is a Fairtrade University, ensuring Fairtrade products are as widely available on campus as possible.

Environmental Management

Environmental Management

We hold the ISO14001 international standard for our environmental performance

People and Planet Green League Table

In 2013 UEL was awarded first-class honours in the Green University League Table for the second year running, a result of our strong commitment to the environment.‌

Carbon Trust Standard

Carbon Trust Standard

UEL has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard in recognition for our achievements in carbon reduction and demonstrates our commitment to reducing carbon emissions year on year.  

Positive about Disabled People

Positive About Disabled People

Awarded by the Employment Service in recognition of our actions to meet five commitments regarding the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees.

Stonewall – Diversity Champion

Stonewall Diversity Champion

Stonewall has awarded UEL Diversity Champion accreditation for our attempts to address the needs of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in the wider community. We are committed to equality in all aspects of participation at UEL.

Investors in People

Investors in People

IiP is a quality standard that focuses on delivering continuous improvement in service delivery through the development of all employees within an organisation.

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Customer Service Excellence

The Customer Service Excellence scheme is a tool designed to help organisations focus on, and improve, their customer service and delivery to users. We are one of only a handful of universities to have this accreditation across our whole service provision.

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