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.

Menopause for thought cafés are informal meet ups hosted monthly on Teams, which create time and a safe, respectful and confidential space to discuss the menopause. The cafés are open to everyone irrespective of age or gender and no one is advised to follow any particular course of action in them. The next Meno-Pause for…
22 June 2021 marks the fourth national Windrush Day and 73 years since the first Caribbean migrants arrived to the UK to help re-build Britain after the Second World War. Windrush Day is an observed day (not a bank holiday) introduced in June 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the Windrush migration. It was instituted following…

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Join us in 4.18 Civil Engineering to take part in an online webinar on menopause. Women over the age of 50 are now the fastest growing group of workers. But talking about the menopause is still seen as a taboo subject. In this webinar Beki Trimble and Rebecca Batt, union reps at Bristol City Council,…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  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 about support for staff…
Faculty of Medicine and Health: Wednesday 6 March in University House, Great Woodhouse Suite from 9.30am until 1pm followed by lunch and networking  This year the Faculty of Medicine and Health will celebrate International Women’s Day with a morning of presentations by speakers including: Professor Sue Pavitt, School of Dentistry and MS Society’s ‘Most Inspirational’ award…
Screening of award winning film ‘Sanctuary’ Followed by Q&A with Director Len Collin, Professor Gerard Quinn (University of Leeds) and representatives from CHANGE, Leeds. You are warmly invited to the International Day of Disabled Persons screening of Sanctuary, taking place at Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds on3 December from 17.30.The screening has been organised by…
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…