Careers at Westminster

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The University of Westminster is a vibrant learning environment – fostering innovation and creativity inspired by research and informed by practice. With a track record of research and teaching achievements spanning more than 175 years, we offer a stimulating and rewarding working environment for all our staff.

Be part of an internationally-focused cosmopolitan university in the heart of England’s bustling and dynamic capital city.

Our achievements


The University of Westminster is part of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. The programme is Britain's good practice employers' forum on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.

Working with Stonewall allows the University of Westminster to champion equality in the workplace and is part of the University’s mission to engage with London’s dynamic and diverse communities.

Visit the Stonewall website.

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN is a charter scheme launched in 2005. It recognises a Higher Education institute’s commitment to the advancement of gender equality.

The charter was originally launched as an initiative to address the low numbers of women in STEM-based subjects. In May 2015, the scope of the Athena SWAN Charter was expanded to cover gender equality in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law.

For further information on the charter, visit the Athena SWAN website.

Race Equality Charter 

Race equality charterThe Race Equality Charter aims to inspire a strategic approach to making cultural and systemic changes that will make a real difference to minority ethnic staff and students.

It covers professional, support and academic staff, as well as student attainment, diversity of curriculum and the progression of students into academia.

For further information on the charter, visit the Race Equality Charter website.

For Corporate Services

Customer First

Customer First is the standard for service and business excellence. It is about meeting customer expectations on a consistent and regular basis.

Since being assessed against Customer First in 2013, our Corporate Services have continued to demonstrate a clear understanding of our customers and how to help them.

For more details, visit the Customer First website.

Investors in People

The Investors in People (IIP) framework is structured around nine indicators, organised under three clear headings for high performance: leading, supporting and improving.

The IIP standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. Corporate Services was first assessed in 2006 and has since then gone beyond the core IIP standard, achieving the Silver award in October 2014.

For more information, visit the Investors in People website.

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Our University

Discover how the University of Westminster is organised and who makes the University tick.

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Corporate social responsibility

Sustainability is a core value of the University of Westminster.