There are 14 categories to choose from, which gives a chance for each university department to showcase its achievement
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Here are the 14 categories for the 2019 awards – there’s lots of choice for every university to find an area in which it excels. Universities may enter as many categories as they wish.
Entries will be judged by a representative panel from across the UK higher education sector, and winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony in London, April 2019. Shortlisted entries will be profiled across the Guardian.
1. Advancing staff equality
Awarded to an outstanding initiative that has a significant and measurable impact on improving staff equality and/or diversity. This could range from a high-level institutional strategy to specific campaigns, but must have a lasting benefit for the careers and working lives of staff.