Support for career progression and networks

  • The University is committed to a range of initiatives which support gender equality and address specific issues for women’s career progression and leadership development.


    Local and national networks and organisations

    Women’s Higher Education Network (WHEN) - a network connecting all self-identifying women and non-binary people in higher education.

    Cygna - interactive networking forum for women academics.

    WISE Campaign - increasing the participation, contribution and success of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from classroom to boardroom.

    Gal-dem - an online and print publication committed to sharing perspectives from women and non-binary people of colour.

    Black Ballad - elevating the voices of black British women through content, community and commerce

    Working Families - the UK’s work-life balance charity, working to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace.

    Daphne Jackson Trust - dedicated to realising the potential of returners to research careers following a career break of two years or more taken for a family, caring or health reason.

    Oxford International Women’s Festival (OIWF) - local organising group for OIWF in March each year.