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Directory of LGBTQUIA+ Support

Supporting an LGBTQUIA+ person? Get advice and find support as someone supporting an LGBTQUIA+ person here.

Community Groups

Name Description
Trans Community Support Group This community support group offers trans and questioning students and staff the space to discuss trans & gender identity issues in a relaxed environment with others who are part of the Warwick trans & questioning community.
Rainbow (LGBTQUIA+) Staff Network The network provides an opportunity for LGBTQUIA+ staff to meet, share their experiences, discuss related issues, access information and support, and organise events.
Warwick Pride, the LGBTQUIA+ Students' Association The Association represents and supports Warwick's LGBTQUIA+ student community. They organise campaigns, social events, and welfare schemes such as the 'parenting scheme' and 'befriending service'.

Representation

Name Description
Rainbow Taskforce This Taskforce is an advisory body which makes recommendations to the Social Inclusion Committee on LGBTQUIA+ equality matters.
LGBTQUA+ Students' Officer This officer is elected annually by the LGBTQUIA+ student community to represent their needs within the University.
Trans Students' Officer This officer is elected annually by the trans student community to represent their needs within the University.

Support Services & Initiatives

Name Description
Warwick Pride Befriending Service

A confidential peer-to-peer correspondence service for LGBTQUIA+ and questioning students.

Warwick Pride Parenting Scheme

A buddy scheme which matches LGBTQUA+ students with two other LGBTQUIA+ student 'parents'.

LGBTQUIA+ Staff Buddy Scheme

A buddy scheme for LGBTQUIA+ and questioning staff.

Wellbeing Support Services

Wellbeing Support Services offer one-to-one wellbeing support appointments, psychological interventions, and therapy groups. They are also a third party hate crime reporting centre.

Warwick Students' Union Advice Centre The SU Advice Centre is independent of the University, offering a free, confidential, impartial and non-judgemental advice service. They provide advice, information, guidance and representation to help you resolve problems you encounter whilst studying at Warwick. They are also a third party hate crime reporting centre.
Report & Support Report and Support is the University of Warwick’s single online platform for reporting bullying and harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct and/or hate crime. Reports can be made anonymously.

Resources

Name Description
Guide to Being Trans at Warwick This guide brings together information on the processes, policies, services, and groups trans people may need or want to engage with at Warwick.
"I'm part of the LGBTQUIA+ community" This resource can be shared as a means to come out to another person as LGBTQUIA+. It also includes key information on allyship, and responding to someone coming out as LGBTQUIA+.
"I'm part of the trans community" This resource can be shared as a means to come out to another person as trans. It also includes key information on allyship, and responding to someone coming out as trans.

Gender-neutral facilities directory

A directory of gender-neutral facilities on campus, including toilets, changing rooms, and showers.
Dignity at Warwick Policy This policy outlines the rights and responsibilities of University community members, unacceptable behaviours, and the process for reporting and responding to inappropriate behaviour.
Trans & Gender Reassignment Policy This policy outlines the rights and responsibilities of University community members in relation to trans inclusion and gender reassignment.

National Support & Resources

LGBTQUIA+ Specific Support Services

Non-LGBTQUIA+ Specific Support Services

Support Resources

This resource was created as part of the Queering University programme.