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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A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk
  A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk
The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are aimed at inspiring Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students from under-represented groups to undertake careers in STEM and further their leadership ambitions. Join us to hear inspirational stories from our panellists on imposter syndrome. The panel have experience being first in the family to enter University, studying BTECs/Foundation degree…
Thank you for making LGBT+ History Month a success! Thank you to all our staff and students who helped make LGBT+ History Month events a success. Below you can read a summary of the events that took place. We saw over 70 staff and students in attendance across seven events. 95% of those were satisfied…
Every year, The University of Leeds partnership with Leeds University Union (LUU) to celebrate our global campus through the World Unite Festival, with a week full of events, talks and performances. Headline events to suit all tastes are scheduled to run between Monday 9 and Sunday 15 March. They include: a global night market a…
International Women’s Day Event We will be hearing from women of all backgrounds, races, seniority and there will be plenty opportunity for discussion and audience interaction. Please note this event is open to all staff & students at The University of Leeds. KEYNOTE: Prof Pippa Chapman, Chair in Biogeochemistry (School of Geography). ‘My journey to…
Stuck in a writing slump? Want to improve your confidence on stage? This writing workshop includes all things poetry and spoken word, focused on the theme of ‘identity’. You will have the chance to win free 1:1 writing and performance coaching. Open to all staff & students. Refreshments provided. To book please visit this link…
We invite you to hear from our panel of speakers who will discuss their experiences of being themselves, or coming out as LGBT+ in STEM. Open to all staff & students. Lunch is provided For booking details, please visit this page here.
The seminar will start with Tilen’s research on Queer Memorialisation. Following this, Ian Holdsworth will look at the history of glitter and its significance in the LGBT+ community.   To book please visit this link here. Open to all staff & students. Refreshments provided.
Christopher Wells asks, what have bisexuality, bierasure, bi-invisibility and Shakespeare got in common?   To book please visit this link here. Open to all staff & students Refreshments provided