Staff Networks

Race Groups

We have a number of staff equality networks which employees can join. The purpose of these groups varies but generally provide informal networking, peer support, consulation and events. To find out more about each network please see the information below. For information on student societies please visit the Guild of Students website.  

Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Staff Network

The BAME Staff Network is open to all University staff who identify as Black, Asian or from an Ethnic Minority background. The term Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic does not refer to skin colour; the emphasis is on the common experience of people of African, African-Caribbean, Asian and other non-UK origins.

For more information about this network and for details of meeting dates, please email bmestaff@liv.ac.uk or visit the web page (intranet).

Cancer Support Group

This informal, peer support network is for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis - those who have cancer, are recovering/recovered from cancer or for family or friends who are supporting someone with cancer. Staff and students are welcome to join.

For further details email equality@liv.ac.uk

Carer's Network

This is a network for staff and students who are carers.

The aim of this network is to provide staff and students who care for ill or disabled loved ones an opportunity to share support and advice, as well as to provide feedback to the University on support that would be helpful. Meetings are friendly, informal and new attendees are very welcome.

Please contact equality@liv.ac.uk for more details.

Disabled Staff Network

The Disabled Staff Network is a forum for consultation and discussion of University policy affecting staff with regard to disability issues, raising awareness of disability issues, networking and providing support to disabled staff across the University. It is open to all University staff with an interest in disability issues.

For details email equality@liv.ac.uk or visit the web page (intranet).

Parents Network

The aim of the network is to provide peer support, share experiences and guidance on managing a career and family life, coffee mornings, raise awareness of family friendly policies, and contribute to university consultations. Staff and students are welcome to join.

For details email equality@liv.ac.uk or visit the web page. (intranet)

Female Early Career Researchers Network

The FECRN is a forum for female researchers and academic staff who are early in their careers to meet, share and discuss issues that affect them in the workplace. Regular network meetings take place, providing an opportunity to hear from key speakers, find out about university projects and network with other members of staff.

For details email equality@liv.ac.uk or visit the web page (intranet).

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Staff & Postgraduate Student Network

The LGBT+ Staff & Postgraduate Student Network is open to all staff and postgraduate students within the University who identify as LGBT, queer, questioning, ace, non-binary and all others who identify as being a member of a minority with respect to sexuality and/or gender.

The aim of the Network is to represent the views of the university’s LGBT+ community, and also provide supportive and inclusive spaces for members to network, socialise and raise awareness of LGBT+ issues. 

For more information please email lgbt@liv.ac.uk or visit the LGBT web page (intranet). 

Liverpool Women in Science and Engineering Society

Liverpool Women in Science and Engineering Society LivWiSE is a open network (staff, students, public etc) created to raise the profile and interaction between women in engineering and science in the University. It provides events and opportunities for networking, mentoring and enables members to develop an active forum to exchange experiences and ideas.

For further details email livwise@liv.ac.uk please visit the LivWiSE web page.

Menopause Support Group

This group is open to anyone experiencing the menopause (staff or students) who wants to talk to others in the same situation. Meetings are friendly, informal and  provide an opportunity to share stories and tips. Attendees can attend the whole meeting or just drop in for part of the time – whatever works best.

For details email joyvogt@liverpool.ac.uk

Parents Network

The aim of the network is to provide peer support, share experiences and guidance on managing a career and family life, coffee mornings, raise awareness of family friendly policies, and contribute to university consultations. Staff and students are welcome to join.

For details email equality@liv.ac.uk or visit the web page. (intranet)