LSS is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in all areas of work. The college aims to treat potential and actual students fairly on the basis of merit regardless of age, family responsibilities, gender, HIV status, marital status, mental health problems, nationality, race, religious or political views or affiliations, sexual orientation, socio-economic background.
The college follows a code of practice to ensure that this is fully effective. With the resources available, LSS is committed to a programme of equal opportunities monitoring, and the provision of advice and training to ensure the implementation of equal opportunities policies within the college.
In order to translate the above policy into action, the College will:
1.Work to integrate considerations of equality into all mainstream activities.
2. Ensure that the College’s commitment to equal opportunities is made explicit in contracts and partnerships with outside organizations.
3. Ensure that an appropriate infrastructure and sufficient resources are made available to support and implement the Policy.
4. Foster a culture based on trust and mutual respect.
This policy statement reflects and puts into practice this commitment.