Supporting an LGBTQUA+ person? Get advice and find support as someone supporting an LGBTQUA+ person here.
|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 (LGBTQUA+) Staff Network||The network provides an opportunity for LGBTQUA+ staff to meet, share their experiences, discuss related issues, access information and support, and organise events.|
|Warwick Pride, the LGBTQUA+ Students' Association||The Association represents and supports Warwick's LGBTQUA+ student community. They organise campaigns, social events, and welfare schemes such as the 'parenting scheme' and 'befriending service'.|
|Rainbow Taskforce||This Taskforce is an advisory body which makes recommendations to the Social Inclusion Committee on LGBTQUA+ equality matters.|
|LGBTQUA+ Students' Officer||This officer is elected annually by the LGBTQUA+ 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
|Warwick Pride Befriending Service||
A confidential peer-to-peer correspondence service for LGBTQUA+ and questioning students.
|Warwick Pride Parenting Scheme||
A buddy scheme which matches LGBTQUA+ students with two other LGBTQUA+ student 'parents'.
|LGBTQUA+ Staff Buddy Scheme||
A buddy scheme for LGBTQUA+ 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.|
|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 LGBTQUA+ community"||This resource can be shared as a means to come out to another person as LGBTQUA+. It also includes key information on allyship, and responding to someone coming out as LGBTQUA+.|
|"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.|
|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
LGBTQUA+ Specific Support Services
- LGBT+ Foundation helpline
- Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
- MindLine Trans+ helpline
- Galop hate crime helpline
- Galop LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline & forum
- MindOut, LGBTQ mental health service
- Keshet, supporting Jewish LGBT+ people
- Imaan, supporting Muslim LGBT+ people
- Quest, supporting Catholic LGBT+ people
- Sarbat, supporting Sikh LGBT+ people
- FFLAG, for friends and family of LGBT+ people
Non-LGBTQUA+ Specific Support Services
- Citizens Advice
- Samaritans listening service
- Mind mental health info line
- Shout mental health helpline
- The Mix, support for under-25s
- CALM (male-only suicide prevention)
- Papyrus helpline & suicide safety planning (suicide prevention)
- THT HIV helpline and sexual health testing
- Beat (eating disorders)
- Brook (sexual health)
- Frank (drugs & alcohol)
- SOBS support, for survivors of bereavement by suicide
- Stand Alone, support for estranged students
- Mind's LGBT+ mental health resources
- Mind's 'Ways to help yourself cope in a crisis'
- The Mix's 'How to come out'
- The Proud Trust's resources on exploring your sexual orientation
- The Proud Trust's resources on exploring your gender identity
- Student Minds' LGBTQ+ coming out and support resources
- Stonewall's resources on coming out
- Galop's guide to wellbeing and self-care
- Rethink Mental Illness' LGBT+ mental health resources
- SafeLives's guide for staying safe during COVOD-19 for victims and survivors of domestic abuse
- Stonewall's resources for LGBT+ asylum seekers
- Stonewall's resources on discrimination at work and as a consumer
- National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership's hate crime resources
This resource was created as part of the Queering University programme.