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The University's LGBT+ Staff Network provides information and support to staff, assists with the co-ordination of diversity events and helps the University to progress equality by:

  • Providing a regular forum for discussing diversity issues at work or study.
  • Providing networking opportunities.
  • Raising issues in a safe environment.
  • Contributing to policy development and implementation.
  • Organising social events.
  • Arranging events to raise awareness and celebrate diversity.

The Network also provides informal buddying and mentoring initiatives and links to LGBT+ communities.

The LGBT+ Staff Network works closely with Professor Andrew Webber, one of the University's Equality Champions.

If you are LGBT+, you can join the network:

If you are not LGB or T but wish to know more about, get involved with, or support the LGBT+ Staff Network, you can contact

CUSU LGBT provides support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans students at the University.



Some useful reading to help make the Institute an LGBT-friendly workplace:


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