Our community

We’re proud of our LGBT+ community at Herts. We reached out to our staff and alumni to share their journey, achievements and how they felt supported by Herts through their study and work.

If you’re interested in being featured as a case study as part of our LGBT+ community, please get in touch.

Mohammed leans against a railing, holding the LGBT rainbow flag

Meet Mohammed, our Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Hertfordshire...

Jenny smiles to camera

Meet Jenny, one of the UK’s only specialist transgender financial advisors...

Student proudly showcasing the LGBT+ flag that is printed on the floor

Meet Sheetal who found and accepted themself due to the diverse community here at Herts....

Chloe holds a microphone and a piece of paper

Meet Chloe, Herts alumni and SU staff member. Chloe has lots of ideas to create positive social change...

Cheryl smiles to camera

Meet Dr Cheryl Holman, shares about her life at Herts as an LGBT+ member of staff...

Chris, wearing a blue jacket, smiles to camera

Meet Dr Christopher Lloyd co-chair of the LGBT+ staff network discussing his experience of life at Herts...

Anna stands in front of a blue sea on a sunny day

Meet Anna, senior lecturer in criminology, talking about how her life has benefitted from the work of LGBT+ campaigners...

James smiles to camera on a winter's day

Meet James, recent Illustration graduate. James talks about his pride in being part of the LGBT+ community at Herts...

Connor, wearing a red top, smiles to camera

Connor is co-chair of the LGBTQ+ Staff Network, who is proud to be part of a supportive team where he can be open about his identity...

Matthew looks to camera wearing a rainbow lanyard

Meet Matthew, our Deputy Vice-Chancellor who talks about his desire to make universities inclusive communities where everyone can flourish...

Progress Pride flag

Meet Luke, who found acceptance and a welcoming community at Herts...