Equality & Diversity

Southport College is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities to all.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Southport College we are committed to valuing diversity and to promoting and implementing equality of opportunity in all of the activities and services that we provide to staff, students and visitors to the College. We aim to provide the conditions which encourage everyone to participate in learning and actively combat harassment and bullying. We value the diversity of all individuals who study or work with us and the contribution they make to the success of the College.

We have a belief and a commitment to the right of everyone to be given equal access to opportunities and be treated with dignity and respect regardless of:

  • Age
  • Disability/learning difficulties
  • Ethnic origin
  • Gender
  • Marital status or domestic responsibilities
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Socio-economic background

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion applies to everyone: employees, governors, former students, students enrolled at the college, job applicants, ex-employees, contractors/partners, prospective students, clients and visitors

Access our college policies

View our policies related to Equality & Diversity by visiting our Policies & Statements Page.

What to expect as a student

Student Support

Whatever support you need; we have dedicated support teams available to help you while you study with us.


At Southport College we want your time at College to be as enjoyable and successful as possible. In order to ensure this, keeping you safe is our top priority.


At Southport College, we are passionate about equality and diversity, ensuring that we are inclusive and supportive of all students and we are proud to support the LGBT+ community.