UniSA Student Association - Contact Us

University of South Australia Rainbow Club

For students and staff of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities + allies πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ
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Description

Our mission
We're here to provide an inclusive, safe, fun, engaging campus environment, and bring representation to students of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities at the University of South Australia. Our predecessor club UniSA Pride started in 2010, but after a period of inactivity it was revived in late 2015 as the University of South Australia Rainbow Club. With a small but dedicated committee and some lofty goals, we’ve worked hard over the years to build our reputation as a club that wants to improve queer student services and events at UniSA by advocating for:

❀️ A queer voice in USASA student representation
🧑 Access to appropriate medical and sexual health advice & referrals to queer-friendly organisations
βœ”οΈ Autonomous spaces on campus for queer students to relax in a safe environment
βœ”οΈ Counsellors with training and specialise in providing counselling to queer students
βœ”οΈ Gender-neutral bathrooms and toilet facilities on all campuses
βœ”οΈ Inclusive university policies to protect students and staff from discrimination
βœ”οΈ Maintaining an Ally Network of queer-friendly staff members who can provide support to queer students

Join us!
❀️ Free membership to everyone, not just UniSA students
🧑 Free sexual health and hygiene products
πŸ’› Access to UniSA Queer Spaces
πŸ’š Exclusive info and deals in our monthly email
πŸ’™ Meet hundreds of other queer students online on our Discord server
πŸ’œ Regular social events at UniSA, and with University of Adelaide Pride Club, Flinders University Queer Collective, and The Queer Society

Need help?
We're 100% run by queer students, so we understand the sensitive nature of the issues that you may have experienced such as:
❀️ Coming out as queer
πŸ’› Finding like-minded friends
πŸ’š Personal, moral, and religious conflict
πŸ’™ Questioning your gender identity and sexuality
πŸ’œ Relationship challenges
We can provide a connection to appropriate services such as QLife, but we're also happy to answer queries and concerns via email or social media DMs. We understand that not everyone would like to be personally identified; we always respect people's privacy and confidentiality. A useful list of university and external services are provided in our brochures downloadable here (also available in Arabic, Mandarin and Spanish). It's okay if you’re not open about your sexuality or gender identity - you're still welcome to attend our events. Let us know if you'd like more info about an event and we'll do everything we can to make it a comfortable experience.

Resources
πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ The difference between gender, sex and sexuality
πŸ’¬ Pronouns
πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Sex, Gender, Pronouns

Executive Committee
You can join the committee by nominating for a position at the Annual General Meeting during SP2, or at a Special General Meeting where a casual vacancy has arisen or a new executive role has been created. Check our meeting minutes for current committee members.

πŸ† USASA Club Awards
2020 - Iso Breaker
2019 - People's Choice Award
2019 - Executive of the Year (Joshua Steele, Events Officer)
2018 - Club of the Year
2018 - Executive of the Year (Natrydd Sigurthur, President)
2017 - Unshook Award

Our Sponsors
We are proudly supported by SAMESH and Shine SA

Logo designed by David Adams

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