Support for LGBTQIT+ students

The Rainbow Network at the Faculty of Education and Social Work provides social and networking opportunities, services and events for LGBTQIT+ students and staff.

Equity at the University

The University of Auckland’s Equity Policy, which includes LGBTQIT+ (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer/Questioning Intersex Takatāpui plus) students and staff as an equity group, forms part of our commitment to supporting all those with the potential to succeed at New Zealand's leading university.Student and Staff Network

Our University offers a range of initiatives aimed at providing support for LGBTQIT+ students and staff, and is committed to providing an inclusive study and work environment that removes unnecessary, unlawful and unfair barriers.

Find out more about the University's Equity Policy.

The faculty Rainbow Network

Within our faculty, the faculty Rainbow Network provides:

  • Opportunities to meet and connect with fellow LGBTI students and staff, along with their friends
  • Information about services, news and events
  • A voice for rainbow students and staff in Education and Social Work

Rainbow events

In addition to University events, the faculty hosts a range of campus-based events including seminars and morning teas throughout the year for LGBTI students and staff.

For upcoming events, search our event listings.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the faculty Rainbow Network, please contact: rainbowEDSW@auckland.ac.nz