Your Students’ Union is launching a Gender Expression Fund to support queer students to access gender-affirming services and items. Read on to find out more!
Your Students’ Union is launching a Gender Expression Fund to support queer students to access gender-affirming services and items.
What does the Gender Expression Fund cover?
This can be used to purchase gender affirming products that could include (but is not limited to) new clothes/underwear, chest binders, breast forms, packers, wigs, affirming sports/swimwear, makeup/nail polish, pride merchandise, and books.
Who is eligible for the Gender Expression Fund?
- Be a current enrolled as a student in the Coventry University Group (this includes Coventry University, Coventry University London, CU Coventry, CU Scarborough, CU Dagenham, and CU Greenwich.)
- Identify as trans, non-binary, intersex, gender diverse, or gender non-conforming.
How much does the Gender Expression Fund cover?
Applicants will be allocated up to £50 (the total monetary value must include shipping, import costs, and VAT*).
*If the monetary value is above £50, a gift card of £50 will be issued and the student will be expected to cover the rest of the cost.
How can you apply?
You can apply here by filling in the application form. Applications will be assessed the week of 30 October and we will be in touch to notify you of the results the week of 6 November.
For information about how to change your details and create a support plan with the university, read this article!