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Contents of this page: Introduction University of Leeds Events Black History Walks Support and Resources for Staff and Students   Introduction  Celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms during this year’s National Inclusion Week (NIW) which takes place between 28 September – 4 October. It’s a chance to share and promote inspiring inclusion practices and…
Breaking Boundaries in STEM returns to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and Black History Month. All students and staff are invited to attend the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences next event in the series on “Innovation and Diversity: How to be visible and succeed in your STEM career”. The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are…
With Professor Pippa Chapman (Head of the Graduate School, Faculty of Environment) and a panel of postgraduate researchers. Hear others’ experiences and top tips, and make connections across the university. Please book your place in advance on eventbrite.com. Particularly relevant for postgraduate researchers in any academic subject, and anyone who works with them in any…
OUR FULL PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! Please see the below for details of the National Inclusion Week programme. You can use the online booking page*, to book onto events. We hope you’ll join us! *Climbing Wall Taster Sessions need to be booked directly at The Edge reception 23 September 11:00-13:00 OPENING EVENT: DIVERSITY CAFE WITH…
Start the month with … Professor Julia Bennell, Leeds University Business School. Please join Women@Leeds Network for our first event of the new academic year on Wednesday September 4th, 1-2 pm, in Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 11. This event is free to attend but please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womenleeds-network-start-the-month-with-professor-julia-bennell-tickets-67984015019
The annual conference will include: 11am – “Power in the University”, a panel discussion, including Josie Fraser, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Open University 12pm (lunch) – AGM and discussion on the theme, “What issues should WaLN be addressing? How can we use and develop the power of our network?” 1pm – Keynote Session to start the…
Members of the Equality Policy Team will be at the Information Fair, providing materials and advice on equality and inclusion matters at the University. We’ll provide leaflets on such EPU-led initiatives as the Leeds Gender Framework (including the University’s Athena SWAN submissions), services including Mediation and Carers Leeds appointments, peer support within the University from…
With the Women at Leeds Network conference coming up later in June, we’ve decided that the June First Wednesday Club should just be a network lunch break – an opportunity to get out of the office and meet women from across the university. Members of the network committee will be around to share ideas about…
Celebrating staff networks as a source of support and engagement. The LGBT+ Staff Network are holding one of their regular Informal Drop-in Sessions to coincide with the date – look out for the starry teapot! Find out more about the University of Leeds staff networks on the EPU webpages.
‘Getting promoted: Tips and tricks’ Have you ever thought about or tried getting a promotion? Do you feel you don’t know where to go to for information and advice? Are you working towards a promotion and want to speed up the process? Do you feel that promotion routes are not clear for you? Well, you…