Supporting LGBT+ inclusion

Creating an open and inclusive environment for our LGBT+ colleagues and students


The University is committed to developing an open and diverse culture of excellence, collaboration, and respect throughout our community.

Learn more about how all colleagues can support to make our University community and culture inclusive for all. 


Open@TUoS engages staff from across the University in working together to progress LGBT+ inclusion. It was developed by the University's LGBT+ Staff Network, in partnership with Human Resources.

Learn more about Open@TUOS*

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LGBT+ terminology

For LGBT+ people, language is important in describing one's identity and communicating it to others. Our colleagues in the LGBT+ Staff Network have compiled a non-exhaustive list of some common terms used in the LGBT+ community. 

View the terminology list and common terms*

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Training and development

We have a number of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and LGBT+ specific courses available.

Explore our courses*

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Awareness days

Key dates in the LGBT+ calendar and why they are important. These dates are a great opportunity to start a conversation and raise awareness.

View the calendar*

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