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.

Rachel Murphy (HR Lead for Autism) will be delivering this Autism Awareness training session, which is available to ​all HR ​staff. The training session will be tailored specifically to HR staff ​at the University of Leeds. To book your place and to find out more details, please visit the HR Hub If you have any further…
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….
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2020 is “Poetry, Prose and Plays”. Did you know? LGBT+ History Month is a month-long annual focus on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, and trans) + history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Interested in sexual orientation laws across the world?…
Rachel Murphy (HR Lead for Autism) will be delivering this Autism Awareness training session, which is available to ​all HR ​staff. The training session will be tailored specifically to HR staff ​at the University of Leeds. To book your place and to find out more details, please visit the HR Hub If you have any further…

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The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish.
The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish….
You are warmly invited to the Women at Leeds AGM 2016-17 Hosted by Women at Leeds, the network for all women at the University of Leeds WaLN AGM 2016-17 Please join us for the Women at Leeds network’s annual general meeting (AGM). This is a chance to review the events we have run over this…
Confidential advice and support sessions with Carers Leeds are available on Tuesday 18 July at 11.20, 12.00 and 12.40.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  Carers Leeds is a registered charity and Carerstrust network partner. To book your…
For more information about International Women’s Day and to find out about the exciting events that are taking place in Leeds and worldwide, visit: http://www.internationalwomensday.com/esearch.asp?country=221&town=Leeds
Please see below for a lunchtime event Leeds Met are holding next Monday (3rd March, 12.30-2pm, BPA210) as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Denise Jagger, Honorary Graduate and Partner at Eversheds law firm, will be speaking on her work to promote gender equality in the work place. We will also be discussing the latest  information on…
Connecting Enterprising Women is an UnLtd Millennium Awards 2007 project. The aim is to support all women, whether working from grass roots levels, first stage planning, or at senior levels to innovative and support women in the Yorkshire region. The next networking event is to be held at Leeds University Business School 11am – 2.30pm,…
University Open Day on 9th September 2010 Did you know we have a policy and guidelines on support for pregnant students and students with very young children? Want to find out what support you can get if you’re a disabled student? Would you like to know where the prayer and contemplation facilities are on campus?…
Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8th March. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The theme for 2010 is “Equal rights, equal opportunities: Progress for all”. More information can be found on the…