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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.


QAA Quality Mark

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.

Living Wage Employer

Living Wage Employer

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.

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 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.

HR Excellence in Research

HR Excellence in Research Award

UEL has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission. The award acknowledges the university’s commitment to ensuring a good working environment and career development opportunities for research staff.

People & Planet

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.‌


ISO14001 accredited Environmental Management System

The ISO 14000 family of standards provides resources for organisations looking to manage their environmental responsibilities. UEL has an ISO14,001:2004-accredited Environmental Management System (EMS). 


2019 ROSPA President's Award

UEL has been awarded Gold for the 12th year running in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2019. The award acknowledges the university’s ongoing commitment to a good health and safety management system.

Healthy Workplace

London Healthy Workplace Charter Awards 2017

UEL has been awarded Commitment level for the London Healthy Workplace Charter Awards 2017. The award acknowledges the university’s ongoing commitment to health and wellbeing in the workplace.