LGBT History Month celebration
17 February 2011
LJMU celebrates LGBT History Month as the top university in the 2011 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.
A celebration event of this achievement and to mark LGBT History Month took place at the LSU last week.
Alex Van Vilet, Associate at Stonewall Workplace Programmes, visited on Wednesday 26th January to present a certificate in recognition of the University attaining the 48th position in the Stonewall Top 100 Employer Equality Index. Alex highly commended LJMU’s achievement and the significant progress from 85th position in 2010. 378 organisations submitted to the 2011 Workplace Equality Index including 26 HEIs.
In addition, LJMU came 3rd in the Pink Paper Readers Awards category for Best University LGBT Group.
Pictured left: Phil Bakstad, Meriel Box, Alex Van Vilet and Moni Akinsanya
Pictured right: Moni and Meriel with Kate Johnston, Dean of Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure