Support groups & networks

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Networking can often be the secret to a successful career. Making links with people with shared interests, responsibilities and pressures can lead to new opportunities and provide the support and advice to overcome the barriers to success

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A number of support networks have been developed within the Centre to address a wide range of needs across the institution. The networks encourage open discussion around the issues affecting women and men within Higher Education – difficulties in balancing work and caring responsibilities, the gendered-nature of leadership, the impact of unconscious bias, and combating such barriers.