Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide equal educational opportunities for all undergraduate and postgraduate students, regardless of their personal background. We promote equality in our workforce and are proud of our diversity. We recognise the contributions of staff on all levels, whether academic, technical or administrative, to the overall success of the University.

Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students

We take great pride in all our students and we consistently aim to provide the best possible education, irrespective of your background, learning approaches or support needs.

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Inclusive Teaching and Culture

Our department is relatively large, yet according to most recent measures our staff-student ratio is 11:1. We have had three National Teaching Fellow awards, and our staff regularly receive prizes for their teaching within the university.

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Postgraduate students

Our goal is to recruit and nurture talented research students from a broad range of backgrounds, paving the way to a diverse, inclusive and stimulating research environment. 

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Phonetics Lab

Researchers

The research staff form a strong and vibrant community in our department and play an integral role in driving the research agenda. We encourage our researchers to take part in departmental activities of interest. 

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Phonetics Lab

Staff

We strive to recruit and retain the most qualified staff, foster inclusive and family-friendly working practices, and enable individuals to reach their full potential by providing plentiful opportunities for personal and professional development. 

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