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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With Professor Pippa Chapman (Head of the Graduate School, Faculty of Environment) and a panel of postgraduate researchers. Hear others’ experiences and top tips, and make connections across the university. Please book your place in advance here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wln-start-the-month-being-a-postgraduate-researcher-at-leeds-tickets-72911563449 Particularly relevant for postgraduate researchers in any academic subject, and anyone who works with them in any capacity!…
A month of events focusing on the nationwide celebration of Black History, Arts and Culture in the UK. Breaking Boundaries in STEM: Innovation and Diversity – How to be visible and succeed in your STEM career Wednesday 09 October, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 17 (7.17) Breaking Boundaries in STEM…
OUR FULL PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! Our 2019 schedule is available in booklet form here, you can book onto the listings* here, and you can also see the full details below for all of the many events being held to celebrate 2019’s National Inclusion Week. We hope you’ll join us! *Climbing Wall Taster Sessions need…
Bi Visibility Day is marked to highlight the challenges faced by Bi people & to bring visibility to the Bi community. The LGBT+ Staff Network will be providing materials about an upcoming event at Leeds Beckett on their table at the Diversity Cafe today, running 11am-1pm.
The LGBT+ Staff Network are starting a new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex people. The inaugural meeting will be on Wednesday 18th of September. For full information, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk or contact the Network. PGRs are welcome to attend.
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, 40 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for…
Start the month with … Professor Julia Bennell, Leeds University Business School. Please join Women@Leeds Network for our first event of the new academic year on Wednesday September 4th, 1-2 pm, in Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 11. This event is free to attend but please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womenleeds-network-start-the-month-with-professor-julia-bennell-tickets-67984015019
The monthly informal meeting for LGBT+ Staff Network members (and those potentially interested in joining/finding out more), outside of the Network’s more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish. Look out for the Starry Teapot.
Trans Pride Leeds (TPL) will be holding an AGM on Monday 2nd September 2019, 6:30pm – 9pm at Yorkshire Mesmac. This AGM will be primarily to elect members of the committee going forwards for organising Trans Pride Leeds 2020. The committee will consist of 7 roles, listed on our website – link below – which…
Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean Carnival parade of mas, music, culture and harmony.