Awards Showcase College Diversity

City of Glasgow College has been shortlisted in Scotland’s first ever national Diversity Awards in the Diversity Star Performer: 250+ employees category for outstanding commitment and leadership in harnessing the benefits of a diverse workforce internally and externally.

The Herald and GenAnalytics Diversity Awards 2016 will showcase and recognise organisations, individuals, and community groups who have demonstrated a track record of achievement in diversity and equality in the workplace, communities and society.

Paul Little, Principal and Chief Executive of City of Glasgow College, said:

“We recognise that a diverse workforce, representative of the communities our college serves, is one which is extremely productive. Being shortlisted for these awards underlines our college values and behaviours and is a loud and clear endorsement of the hard work we have put into achieving and managing an equal, diverse and inclusive environment.”

Graeme Brewster, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager of City of Glasgow College, said:

"We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the new Herald Diversity Awards. This demonstrates our continued commitment - based on fairness, opportunity and respect - to proactively meeting the diverse needs of our students and staff."

The Awards Ceremony takes place on 13 October and will be attended by David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, and Angela Constance MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.