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…

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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…
Unity Events have organised a Team Unity walk around campus, visiting different sites and sharing conversations.  There will be fun challenges and will end with lunch, so bring food with you.  
Leonard Matlovich: Gay Rights Hero? A lecture by Professor Simon Hall. “In 1975 Leonard Matlovich, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and Air Force Sergeant came out publicly in order to challenge the U.S. military’s blanket ban on gay service personnel. Championed enthusiastically by influential figures in the gay rights movement, the Matlovich campaign caused profound discomfort…
LGBT History Month is a month long annual event that celebrates the history and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every February in the UK.  The national theme for the month is Geography: Mapping the World. There is a wide programme of events taking place across the cities of Leeds and York and…
Binna Kandola Senior Partner, Pearn Kandola LLP ‘Racism at Work’ Over the past 50 years there have been remarkable changes in people’s racial attitudes on race. Generally speaking as a society we are more open, liberal and tolerant. Whilst changes like this should never be taken for granted, we need to be careful not to take…
The speaker will be Dr Kate Pangbourne. Kate (52) is a University Academic Fellow in the Institute for Transport Studies. She has an MA (Hons) in Philosophy with English Literature from University of Edinburgh (1988), an MSc in Sustainable Rural Development from University of Aberdeen (2003) and a geography PhD investigating Scottish transport governance (2010),…
Winter Starlight Unity Lunch Join us to mark the end of term and the winter holidays at our next unity lunch. Our aim is to celebrate diversity and promote unity on campus. Room UG.09 Great Hall, Tuesday 5th December, 12th noon to 2pm
Enjoy some time out, with some happy treats and unifying chat – all welcome! For more information go to the Unity Events facebook page or contact Farhat Yaqoob