This workshop helps you understand the issues and life experiences of LGBTIQA+ staff and students.

Workshop purpose and scope

Intended audience:
Any staff member or student who wishes to better understand the issues and needs of LGBTIQA+ staff and students, and is considering becoming an Ally.
Workshop description:
The workshop aims to raise participant awareness of the life experience, issues and needs of LGBTIQA+ staff and students, with a particular focus on campus and work or study experiences. Participants who complete the workshop can elect to become part of the Ally Network.
Intended outcomes:
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
  • develop a better understanding of LGBTIQA+ people, issues and cultures
  • reflect upon their own behaviour, sensitivities and understanding in relation to LGBTIQA+ people
  • explore the process of becoming an Ally and
  • become familiar with practical issues concerning the Ally Network and how it works, and the role of an Ally.
Key activities:
Group and individual exercises, video clips, role plays, panel of members from the LGBTIQA+ community.

Further information


Four hours


Facilitated by the UWA LGBTIQA+ Working Group



More information

For session details email [email protected]