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…

page 5 of 6

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…
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 Date: Wednesday 09 October, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 17 (7.17) About: Breaking Boundaries…
Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean Carnival parade of mas, music, culture and harmony.
The next Leeds11 Network meeting will be taking place on 14 August 2019. Please email leeds11@leeds.ac.uk for further details.
A poignant and uplifting tribute to the lives, journeys and stories of pioneering Jamaicans no longer with us who settled in Leeds during the 1940’s-60’s. Traditionally their funeral programmes, photos capturing the hopes and dreams of younger days and eulogies tell a singular life story. Curated by Susan Pitter, bringing them together for Eulogy tells…
The next Leeds11 Network meeting will be taking place on 24 July 2019. Please email leeds11@leeds.ac.uk for further details.
Windrush Day was introduced in 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the landing of the first Caribbean migrants, for the purpose of “encouraging communities across the country to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants.” Taking place on 22 June, the day when around 500 migrants from the Caribbean arrived in 1948…
The Mental Health Foundation are focusing on body image for their Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 event. If you’re dealing with a mental health issue, the University offers a range of services to support students and staff (such as those provided by the Occupational Health Service), including counselling, workshops and a dedicated staff network. Support is…
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 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?…