Our Values & Corporate Social Responsibility

Our values are what make UK Graduate College what it is today.

Our Values

All our staff are committed to inclusivity and respect in all their activities, and you’ll feel it when we put our learners first. Helping them to reach their goals and carve out a career are why we are here.

Working in our inclusive and supportive environment, you will thrive in our high-performance culture. We put the learner at the heart of everything we do. Every learner, every success, matters to us.

Founded on the principles of education for all, we’re here to make a difference to every learner. We believe that everyone with the passion and determination to succeed, regardless of ethnic origin, age, gender, sexuality, religious beliefs or disability, should be given the opportunity and support to reach their goals.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Social responsibility is at the core of everything we do at UK Graduate College. Our purpose is to make a difference to the lives of learners through programmes that have a lasting impact. With a focus on Social Mobility, our Centres support learners from all walks of life and provide an inclusive educational environment to raise aspirations.

Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy outlines our commitments to:

Business Ethics
We are committed to: behaving with honesty and integrity in all our activities and relationships with others; ensuring internal controls and standards are met, and exemplary business behaviour at all times.

Looking After Learners
We offer a safe, inclusive environment, upholding Safeguarding and Prevent duties. We proactively ensure quality standards mare met on all courses. And we conduct all business in a legal and socially responsible manner in all practices including, but not limited to, upholding standards as an Equal Opportunities employer, compliance with the Bribery Act 2010 and Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Looking After Colleagues
We provide a fulfilling and rewarding career in a safe and welcoming working environment for all our employees. We ensure equality of opportunity for Employees, Supply Chain Partners, and Participants with physical, mental, or learning disabilities.

Supplier and Subcontractor Standards
We work with Suppliers and subcontractors to achieve our sustainable and socially responsible procurement aspirations. All Suppliers and Subcontractors must adhere to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Bribery Act 2010.
Protecting the Environment
We are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our business by reducing waste, considering the environment in procurement practices, encouraging greener transport and reducing travel.

Community Engagement
Each year we contribute to local charities, youth groups, sports groups and community centres.