The University of Essex LGBTQ+ Society
is one of the biggest and best in the UK. Winners of the 2008 NUS LGBT Award for Most Inclusive LGBT Union, and winners in 2010 Best Society Award.
The LGBTQ+ Society have well over one hundred members, associates, contributors and friends from a wide range of religious, racial and social backgrounds.
The society also have LGBTQ+ Officers and Trans Officers across our campuses. Their role is to represent LGBQ+ and Trans students to the University and Students Union, campaign on the issues students care about to bring about positive change on campus, and plan events to bring people in the community together through education, discussion, friendship and fun. They work to ensure all LGBQ+ students are supported to have the best possible university experience!