Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

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…
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…
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…

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The Equality and Inclusion comittee and the Faculty of Biological Sciences warmly invite you to participate in a Panel Networking event to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Black History Month. The event would promote a debate around the questions: is the UK scientific community racially biased? is it history or we need a reality check?…
Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus to discuss caring issues with staff on Wednesday 18 October.  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 appointment,…
ECR2P Film Series: The Act of Killing Introduced by: Dr Adam Tyson About the ECR2P Film Series:  Every fortnight (on Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30pm), a fictional film or documentary related to human protection will be shown. It will be introduced by a POLIS staff member who will also facilitate a post-screening discussion. Screenings are…
The Ford Maguire Society are sponsoring a Magical History Tour walk based around Leeds University to celebrate Black History Month which has a Beatles theme.  The walk is free, although donations are welcome, it’s family friendly and wheelchair accessible.
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 University is joining the celebrations of National Inclusion Week.  To find out more about the range of initiatives we have on offer and to celebrate our distinctly international and diverse staff and student community visit National Inclusion Week 2017 for more information.
The School of Maths is organising events to promote a positive image of women doing mathematics.  The main event is a Photographic Exhibition on “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe – A Gallery of Portraits” which will run from 18 September to 10 October 2017 in the Edward Boyle Library Foyer.   To promote this, the School of Maths is sponsoring…
The Joliot-Curie Conference is the annual must-attend event dedicated to supporting the aspirations of early career researchers, particularly those who are underrepresented in academia. This conference explores career topics that are relevant to everyone, and encourages open discussions on issues that can promote an inclusive culture and diversity in the workplace. With an exciting programme…