Rainbow and inclusion adviser

Learn about the role of our rainbow and inclusion adviser and how you can contact her.

Georgia Andrews,Victoria University of Wellington's Rainbow and Inclusion Adviser, connects students with appropriate services. She is here to support LGBTQIA+ and takatāpui students and to work with our community to make sure our campuses are a safe and inclusive environment for students of all sexualities, genders, and sex characteristics.

All LGBTQIA+ and takatāpui students can contact the University's rainbow and inclusion adviser who:

  • supports students who have rainbow-related questions or issues
  • has drop-in sessions to help connect you with appropriate services
  • can tell you about upcoming rainbow events on campus
  • can arrange to meet with you at any of the University’s campuses.

Georgia is happy to meet with you at any of our campuses or you can visit her in room SU213 of the Student Union building (near The Bubble).

Biography

Georgia (she/her) grew up on a sheep and beef farm in rural Central Otago. Following the completion of a BTchg (Primary) at the University of Otago in 2013, Georgia worked extensively across the youth disability sector before commencing her Rainbow and Inclusion Adviser role at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, Student Academic Services (Retention, Achievement and Equity).

Outside of work, as an intersex and lesbian woman, Georgia is passionate about advocating for the rights of the Rainbow community and speaks internationally at human rights conferences.

Pop-up sessions

Meet with Rainbow and Inclusion Adviser Georgia Andrews:

  • Pipitea: Mondays 1–4 pm, Rutherford House (RHG17)
  • Te Aro: Thursdays 1–4 pm, Library (VS120)
  • Kelburn: Tuesdays, noon–2 pm, Library Level 2 (Info Ihonui).