The University of Essex LGBT 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.
Essex LGBT have well over one hundred members, associates, contributors and friends from a wide range of religious, racial and social backgrounds.
The SU LGBT and Friends Society has a buddy scheme
specifically for LGBT students. Even if you are already involved in a departmental peer mentor scheme, you can still join the LGBT specialist scheme too.