The LGBT+ Advisory Group works with the Equality and Diversity Unit to highlight issues relating to LGBT+ staff and students in order to inform the development of University policy and practice in relation to LGBT+ staff and students and to facilitate consultation and the sharing of information with LGBT+ staff and students.
The LGBT+ Advisory Group Terms of Reference can be found on the right hand menu under documents.
In conjunction with the EDU, the group also organise:
If you have any questions about the group or would like to speak confidentially about an LGBT+ issue, even if you are not a member of the LGBT+ community, please contact the Chair, Clara Barker (email@example.com).
Identifies as: Trans-female - I started to medically and socially transition during my last post, going “full-time” prior to starting my current role at Oxford.
Job title: Technical laboratory manager for the Centre for Superconductivity, Materials.
Outside interests: Board games, climbing, music (making, watching and listening), biking, camping, sci fi and reading (books and graphic novels!)
Clara will hold the position of Chair till April 2022
Identifies as: Gay / Queer
Pronouns: She / Her
Job title: Archaeology and Tylor Anthropology Librarian, Bodleian Libraries
Outside interests: road cycling, coaching those new to road cycling, going to spin classes, running a local queer club night (Molly: Party for Queers).
Helen will hold the position of Vice Chair till May 2022
Identifies as: Bisexual
Job title: Human Resources Assistant, NDORMS
Key responsibilities: Provide HR and recruitment support within the department.
Outside interests: Books and comics, pole and aerial silks, yoga, board games.
Jessica will hold the position of Link Officer till September 2021
Job title: Moritz-Heyman Scholarship Administrator
Key responsibilities: Managing undergraduate scholarships for UK and EU students, primarily the Moritz-Heyman Scholarship Programme.
Outside interests: Creative writing, the Japanese language and culture, and caring for small furry animals.
Helena will hold the position of Link Officer till September 2021
Appointed by the LGBTQ Society.
Job Title: Widening Access & Participation Assistant (Oxplore), Undergraduate Admissions & Outreach
Key responsibilities: I assist with the UAO’s Oxplore website, which is an innovative digital outreach portal. As the ‘Home of Big Questions’ it aims to engage those from 11 to 18 years with debates and ideas that go beyond what is covered in the classroom. I assist with marketing, inquiries, content development, and outreach activities.
Outside interests: travel, meditation, yoga, cooking, and reading
James will hold the position of Link Officer till September 2021
Identifies as: BisexualPronouns: She/herJob title: Academic Registrar, New CollegeKey responsibilities: Coordinates student support services and academic recruitment at New College. I am also the College’s Disability Officer, Equality Officer, and a Harassment Advisor.Outside interests: Twentieth-century American literature, horror films, art, rugby
Freyja will hold the position of Link Officer till September 2021
Alice will hold the position of Link Officer till May 2022
Tom will hold the position of Social Secretary till March 2021.
LGBT+ Advisory Group Terms of Reference (PDF)