Rainbow Network

The Rainbow Network provides a supportive environment for all LGBTQIA+ staff through the organising of university-wide events as well as informal meetups.

Our mission

  • To provide a welcome for all staff who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of views, opinions and updates in a confidential environment.
  • To organise relevant celebrations and commemorations of significant events throughout the year.

Our aims


Through representation on other University boards and committees.


Build relationships and connections across the University with other groups, forums, committees and networks.


Encourage personal and professional learning and development.


  • Encourage all staff to attend our in-house LGBTQIA+ Awareness Training to increase their knowledge and understanding of our LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Organise events to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, its history and our research in this area.