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LONDON – 2 May 2021

The University of Law appoints Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Law (ULaw) has appointed Patrick Johnson as its Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

With a career in higher education spanning over 20 years, Patrick joins ULaw from The University of Manchester, where he led the institution on all areas of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for the past 13 years. Joining ULaw’s Executive Board, Patrick will report directly to the Vice-Chancellor, supporting the University’s key priority of diversity and inclusion.

As Disabled Students’ Commissioner, Patrick helps universities and colleges to remove the barriers preventing disabled students from accessing and succeeding in higher education, further ensuring students have the best possible experience during their studies. He is also the Deputy Chair of Research England’s Research Excellence Framework 2021 Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel and a member of Wellcome Trust’s diversity and inclusion advisory steering group.

With a huge breadth of experience in widening participation initiatives, Patrick is experienced in supporting strategy and engaging with local communities, groups, employers and educational establishments to support young people in their journey through education, training and employment.

Commenting on his new role, Patrick said: “I am really excited about joining The University of Law at what feels like a pivotal moment in its growth and development. In relation to diversity and inclusion, I have already seen great work taking place across various campuses and I am looking forward to working with colleagues to develop this further.

“My hope is that as a global university we will lead the way on diversity and inclusion in the higher education sector and beyond.”

Professor Andrea Nollent, Vice-Chancellor & CEO at The University of Law, added: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Patrick’s calibre on board as our Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We believe passionately in creating an environment and support services, where everyone, from any background, can succeed.

“We look forward to working with Patrick closely on these matters as we continue to lead the way in providing the best opportunities for all students and staff both present and future.”

To find out more about The University of Law, please visit: https://www.law.ac.uk/

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