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…
To mark National Inclusion Week 2021 the University of Leeds Chronic Pain & Fatigue Staff and PGR Network are hosting a workshop to discuss good practice for supporting colleagues with long covid and other chronic fatigue conditions. This informal seminar will comprise three short sessions in which we will hear from a former member of…
Black History Month presents us all with an opportunity to learn, acknowledge and celebrate Black and Minority Ethnic cultures and Leeds11, Partners and Friends are very proud to be bringing you their celebratory programme for Black History Month 2021. The programme of events looks to bring students and staff on a collective journey of insight…

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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…
These workshops have been designed to help you sharpen your academic study skills, the workshops run from 2-4pm and are held at Blenheim Terrace (skills@library). Essay Planning & Writing – Wednesday 28.10.09 Improve your ability to manage time effectively in each stage of essay planning and writing Improve your understanding of academic vocabulary used in…
Dr Nicola Brewer is the Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and an alumnus of the University of Leeds, graduating in 1983 with a degree in English and Linguistics from the Faculty of Arts. Dr Brewer will be talking to arts students about her professional life since graduating from Leeds and will…