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New disabled staff network group - first meeting Friday 9 May

In response to high levels of staff interest, a new Disabled Staff Network Group has been formed. Anyone who'd like to join is invited to pop along to a brief informal meeting in the Seminar Room in the Library at 11.45am on 9 May to find out more.

If you're interested in joining the group but can't make it on 9 May, email Sandra Beaufoy to find out how you can get involved.

Further information

You can find out about this and other Warwick staff network groups - such as the LGBT and Returning Parents groups, on the Equality & Diversity webpages. You can also find out about other proposed new groups, and register your interest. If you've got an idea for a new group, email Sandra Beaufoy with your suggestions.

Why join a staff network group?

As well as offering an opportunity for staff-university engagement, staff networks have a range of other benefits, all of which contribute to a healthy organisational culture, where diversity can be celebrated. Staff network groups:

  • provide a networking opportunity
  • provide peer support, mentoring, information sharing
  • provide a forum for discussing appropriate issues
  • of mutual interest
  • raise issues in a safe environment
  • organise social events
  • contribute to staff development activities
  • arrange annual events to raise awareness and
  • celebrate diversity