Menopause Network

Our aims:

  • To provide a forum to talk about the menopause and share experiences.

  • To provide support and guidance where possible.

  • To invite speakers/clinicians to campus.

  • To advise and give feedback on University policy development and associated practice.

About the menopause network

The University of Plymouth Menopause Network was initially launched as a support group in March 2019 for all employees and expanded to become an official staff network in October 2019.

All genders and ages are welcome to attend the meeting, whether you’re experiencing symptoms yourself and want to meet others in a similar situation or if you would like to understand more about the menopause. The chair and secretary is Briony Goldsmith with administrative support from the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team. 

Meetings are held roughly every six to eight weeks as well as social events throughout the year and topics to discuss or share are guided by the members of the network. As with all staff networks, the menopause network receives an annual budget and is independent from any department of the University with administration support provided by the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team. 

Upcoming meetings

The Menopause Network is next meeting on Thursday 7 November 2019. Please email Briony Goldsmith for the full details. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion at the University of Plymouth

“An important part of our University is the value we place on being a diverse and inclusive community, where we learn and benefit from our rich variety of backgrounds and beliefs. This in part is why the University of Plymouth is such an enriching place to work and to study.”

Professor Judith Petts CBE

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Plymouth 

Menopause Awareness Sessions Launched!

What do you know about the menopause? Are you, a family member, friend, colleague or employee experiencing menopause and want to know more and how you can support them?

Menopause Awareness Sessions have now been launched on Employee Self Service for both employees and also managers. These separate sessions will take place on Tuesday 12th May and can be booked onto via ESS

Make sure to book your place as spaces will be limited!