Events

On this page we list events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, such as those held by the Staff Networks, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond. Know of an event which you think should be listed? Contact equality@leeds.ac.uk to let us know, and we can add it to our calendar.

For information on key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial, the Festivals and Events Calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning. Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page.

The next Meno-Pause for Thought Café dates have been arranged throughout 2020. These are informal café meet ups providing opportunity for discussion and peer support. We plan to spend the first 15 minutes of each café discussing a relevant theme or resource before we move to tea, chat and peer support. All staff are welcome….
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…
October marks Black History Month in the UK, the annual celebration and acknowledgement of the history, achievements and contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to this country over many generations. The aim of Black History Month is to promote knowledge, understanding and an awareness of Black History. Events A series of…

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If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus on Wednesday 24 October.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details…
To raise awareness about the menopause and the workplace support available to help manage menopausal symptoms, the Faculty of Medicine and Health has arranged a series of information sessions for staff. The menopause and its impact is one of the last health taboos and the management of gender-specific health issues, other than pregnancy, are rarely…
Reflections on the First Year as President of the Supreme Court THE RT HON THE BARONESS HALE OF RICHMOND DBE 5.30pm Registration and Refreshments 6pm       Speech by the Rt Hon Baroness Hale 7pm       Q&A followed by a drinks reception and networking The Temple Women’s Forum North and the School of Law is delighted to welcome…
University of Leeds in collaboration with Leeds University Union and Leeds Beckett University The University is joining in with the celebrations of National Inclusion Week for the second year in a row to raise awareness of the wide range of initiatives we have on offer and to celebrate our distinctively international and diverse staff and student…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus on Tuesday 18 September.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More…
Lunchtime Panel Event Lunch from 12.30pm, presentations 1- 2.30pm. The University invites all staff and students to a lunchtime panel event to celebrate the first International Day of LGBT+ people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM.) The programme comprises a mix of staff and student ‘lightning’ presentations and Q&A on their research and experience…
A public lecture by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE Wednesday, 27 June 2018 3.15-4.30pm Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds Physicist, engineer and TV presenter, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, presents her remarkable personal story, journeying from a disadvantaged background and overcoming her dyslexia to gain a PhD in mechanical engineering from Imperial College, to becoming…
Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On  Wednesday 27 June there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…
Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On Thursday 17 May there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…
The Islamic month of Ramadan is nearly upon us, from around 15 May – 14 June.  The exact dates might vary depending on the moon sightings based on the lunar calendar. Farhat Yaqoob, Muslim Student Adviser, is running a pre-Ramadan session to help explain the spirit of the month, what it means for Muslims, some…