Top tips for Rainbow students

Resources to make University life easier for LGBTQITakatāpui+ students

  • Anyone who identifies as queer and/or gender diverse, along with other supportive students and staff, can attend meetings of the University’s LGBTQITakatāpui+ Network.
  • You may wish to join Trans on Campus, a support network, social group and advocacy group for gender-diverse students and staff. Email
  • The Equity Office's Student Disability Services offer support for visible and invisible disabilites. If you think you might benefit, go and talk to a disability or mental health adviser. See Student Disability Services.
  • AUSA can help and support on multiple fronts – including a finding a buddy, obtaining grants for food parcels and childcare, and advocacy services. The AUSA Queer Rights Officer can be contacted by emailing:
  • Canvas is the University’s learning management system, where you will find numerous useful resources. See Canvas resources
  • The University’s Equity Office – Te Ara Tautika is here to help. The Office is committed to ensure the University is safe, inclusive and equitable. See Equity at the University.