Rainbow Network

Staff & Student Networks

Rainbow Network

RGU Rainbow Network aims to improve the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff at RGU.

Founded in 2014, the staff network empowers LGBT+ staff to meet, share information, provide support and through establishing a visible presence on campus ensures that the university remains a vibrant and inclusive environment in which all staff can reach their full potential without the fear of discrimination.

What does LGBT+ Mean?

LGBT+ stands for Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender. The’+’ covers all other types of sexual and gender identities. Find out more about terms relating to sexual orientation and gender identity:

Who is the network for?

The Network is open to all staff of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We welcome those who do not identify as LGBT+ but would like to show their support for the LGBT+ community by being an ally.

Are you a Student?

We welcome postgraduate and research students join the staff Rainbow Network There is also an RGU LGBTQIA+ Network which is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students.

What do we do?

We meet regularly and promote our events through our Facebook page.

Join the Rainbow Network

Join the Rainbow Network, please contact lgbtstaffnetwork@rgu.ac.uk.

Local Events and Organisations

Aberdeen has a growing LGBT+ community and many members are involved in the groups or events outside of work. For more information please visit:

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