Students Staff

Global Forum

The Global Forum is a staff-led network which promotes, celebrates and emphasises the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff. We are part of our University's efforts to promote equality related to nationality, race, ethnicity, language and religion.

The Forum is open to all members of staff regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, language and religion. We organise and support social or academic events across the University that promote, celebrate and emphasise the cultural diversity of our community.

The Forum has regular meetings at which members can voice issues, concerns, ideas, and hopes. The Global Forum is supported by the Equality and Diversity team.

Why get involved?

  • Make contributions to University policy related to nationality, race, ethnicity, language and religion.
  • Help us organise social and academic activities to promote and celebrate the universities rich cultural diversity.
  • Opportunities to network and meet Essex staff from across the globe.

Global Forum social events

We haven't got any social events at the moment, but check back here for future events.

Regular meetings

Apart from social and academic activities, the Global Forum also holds termly meetings. Join us and find out more about what we do and how you can get involved.

  • Tuesday 10 October 2017, 1pm - 2pm (5N.4.8)
  • Tuesday 9 January 2018, 1pm - 2pm (4SA.6.19)
  • Tuesday 10 April 2018, 1pm - 2pm (4SA.6.19)

Contact us

For more information and details of forthcoming meetings, contact Equality and Diversity by emailing