We understand LGBTIQ+ people continue to face challenges in society that their non-LGBTIQ+ equivalents may not experience.
At UNSW we aim to provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for all students, staff and visitors, regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender. This is underpinned by UNSW's Equity and Diversity Policy.
We are committed to ensuring LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (Questioning) students and staff can thrive in our community without experiencing alienation or ill-treatment by other at the University.
The University has codes of conduct for both students and staff and all policies are inclusive of LGBTIQ+ employees and their families, including UNSW's default superannuation provider UniSuper, Travel insurance policy, Relocation policy and Parental Leave.To find out more, read all policies.
Note on LGBTIQ+ terminology:
UNSW uses the acronym LGBTIQ+ as the inclusive umbrella that recognises the most common categories within gender, sex and sexuality diverse populations and acknowledges there are many variations of the acronym. Using appropriate terminology in all forms of communication allows people to feel included. Read more about inclusive language.