Teaching & Learning


Trans awareness: an introduction 28 April

28 April 2021, 10:00 am–11:45 am

Someone wearing a UCL cares T-shirt

Delivered by charity, Gendered Intelligence, learn about basic trans awareness.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




Student Support and Wellbeing


This event will take place online.
Details and registration will be sent to you.
United Kingdom

Wednesday 28 April 10:00-11:45

Student Support and Wellbeing are working with Gendered Intelligence to deliver this session, which is open to all staff at UCL involved in supporting students.

‘Trans Awareness: The Basics’ is an entry-level session that introduces the key ideas and information people need to know about trans-related matters.

The training is 105 minutes and delivered live via Zoom.

The session will:

  • Explain what ‘trans’ means and describe the diversity of those who might use the term
  • Introduce key concepts crucial to understanding trans people
  • List the main legislation relating to trans identities
  • Outline ways an organisation can work towards being trans-inclusive
  • Provide links to further resources and help 

After attending this session you will

  • understand the appropriate language
  • be aware of issues related to trans people
  • understand best practice when supporting a student who is trans 

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a member of UCL staff who has any contact with students.

Personal Tutors will find this session particularly useful.