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Find out how a partnership with National Student Pride could benefit your brand here.
Or email Ollie Parr (Festival Director) - ollie@studentpride.co.uk

2019 sponsors

Platinum sponsor


EY is a leading professional services firm helping organisations across the world to navigate complex change. Our community of more than 230,000 people in over 150 countries provides forward-thinking advice to help our clients make better decisions. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Our longstanding support of the LGBT community is just one example of our open, diversity and inclusive culture. Unity, our LGBT+ network, was originally set-up in the UK in 1995 (one of the first of its kind in the private sector) and since then has grown to over 600 members here and over 4,500 members worldwide in over 77 countries. We are proud to have been platinum sponsor of National Student Pride since 2011.

Gold sponsors


We are authentic, brave and creative to our core.

We focus on fashion as a force for good, inspiring young people to express their best selves and achieve amazing things. We believe fashion thrives on individuality and should be fun for everyone.

Clifford Chance is a magic circle law firm with 34 offices in 24 countries.  We recruit graduates who want to train to be a lawyer, whether they have studied law or not. 

In 2007 we established Arcus (Latin for Rainbow), our London lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender network for LGBT colleagues and their friends. Arcus aims to make the office a welcoming and comfortable environment for each LGBT employee to be out and open about his or her identity, as well as to promote and enhance mutual integration between the LGBT and non-LGBT communities within the Firm. In 2015 we launched our Arcus Allies initiative, founded on the belief that employees should not be passive, but active in their support for the fair treatment of LGBT staff.

At Just Eat we operate a leading global marketplace for online food delivery, providing customers with an easy and secure way to order and pay for food from our restaurant partners. We are thrilled to be Gold sponsors of National Student Pride 2019!

Silver sponsors


Add an annual turnover of $19.4 billion to a rental and leasing fleet of over one million vehicles spread across 9,000 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A Car – a business that’s grown into the largest global mobility provider in the world. 

We encourage all of our employees to be the best they can be, and diversity is a priority in all areas of our business. We owe our success to each and every one of our people, from senior managers to management trainees alike.


At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re redefining financial services, and we’re looking for new talent to help our 30 million customers progress in the digital age. Whatever your experiences or background, we’ll help you to embrace your passions and strengths – and to discover new ones.

Whether you’re interested in building relationships with global businesses, developing the next generation of digital banking or leading community projects, you can help us build the bank of the future.

We encourage individuals from every kind of background to apply. And it shows. Recently, we were named a Times Top 50 Employer For Women, and Euromoney awarded us the Best Bank in the World for Diversity and Inclusion.

If you’re looking for a career with impact – we have a job for you. Discover careers with real impact today. 

For an organisation to be successful and truly prosper, we believe it is essential that its culture reflects and celebrates a diverse work force. Our sponsorship of Student Pride is just one of the ways in which we are showing our commitment to the LGBT community and supporting diversity at Santander.

Santander UK is a financial services provider in the UK that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. The bank serves around 14 million active customers with c19,500 employees and operates through 826 branches (which includes 61 university branches) and 65 regional Corporate Business Centres.


Titanium sponsors


The diversity of our people is part of what makes Accenture exceptional. Creating and maintaining a LGBT inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive as their authentic-selves is a pivotal to Accenture. We recognise that each person has unique strengths, and by embracing those strengths, we all deliver high performance—together.

American Express is a global services company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.

We are a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. As a global company, we strive to create an inclusive culture in which difference is recognised and valued. Our LGBT+ employee resource group, AZplus, was formed in 2017 with the aim of fostering an open and inclusive culture where every individual is empowered to bring their whole self to work.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Our work covers a wide range including Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology

At Aviva we believe that teams perform better when they include people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.  We know that people perform at their best when they can be their true selves at work.  Our commitment to diversity is a key element of our people strategy.  We have a strong Aviva Pride network that organises social, charity and development events throughout the year.

Every day is another chance to grow.  What are you working for? We know that our include culture and diverse workforce makes us strong and are critical to our company’s sustainability.  

Our efforts start with young people helping to provide them with the inspiration, tools and confidence to make the transition from education to sustainable employment.

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm focused on the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it. It has more than 2000 legal professionals and 3300 staff in 50 offices and associated offices on six continents. It’s five core global sectors - insurance, trade and commodities, energy, transport and infrastructure - position it at the heart of global trade and commerce.

The firm has doubled in size twice in the past 10 years, is one of the fastest growing law firms in the world and has ambitious plans for further growth.

Ambitious, adventurous and committed? Then this could be the place for you. Our varied placement schemes ensure you make the most informed choice about your career.

We make what matters work. Power is a fundamental part of our world. That’s why we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more efficient, safe and reliable. Because that’s what really matters. And we’re here to make sure it works.

We aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity because it’s the right thing to do for our people, investors, customers and communities. We believe that when we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. We believe this outlook helps us attract, retain and engage top talent around the world.

GSK, a leading Science-led global healthcare company, research and develop a range of innovative products. Their 100,000 employees share the vision of helping people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK aim to create an environment where everyone's voice is heard and each person may achieve their full potential.

There are few businesses with a workforce as diverse as ours. We employ 229,000 people who speak a total of more than 100 languages and work across a global network covering five continents. 

Our global employee networks play a critical role in achieving HSBC’s ambitions for diversity and inclusion. They focus on gender, age, ethnicity, LGBT+, faith, working parents and carers, and ability.

In addition to our seven global networks, HSBC Communities include a number of common interest groups which connect our colleagues on a variety of different topics, such as flexible working, mindfulness, military interest etc

A successful working culture welcomes a wide range of views and opinions. It is comfortable with people who think and express themselves differently. A company where people are confident to ask questions and raise ideas is more likely to try new things, find great solutions, adapt and innovate — and do better business as a result

IBM has a long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion, recognising the unique value every individual brings to the workplace. We believe that innovation comes from seeking out and inspiring diversity in all it’s dimensions.

For over 30 years, IBM has been a proud supporter of the LGBT community. Be proud of what you do and who you work with. 

The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies.

We take pride in being there for our customers, supporting them in achieving financial security. We recognise and reared success, striving to be a vibrant business that values inclusiveness and embraces difference, where our people are engaged and empowered.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4,000 lawyers and legal staff in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognised for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; as well as life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Rolls Royce are Titanium sponsors of National Student Pride 2019!

Our Futureforce University Recruiting Program is dedicated to attracting, retaining and cultivating next generation talent. Our interns and new graduates work in offices across the globe on real projects that affect how our business runs, and they have the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the future of our company.

UK Power Networks distributes more than a quarter of the UK's electricity through it's networks of substations, underground cables and overhead lines, making sure the lights stay on across London, the South East and the East of England, regardless of who customers pay their bills to.

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