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. The Equality and Inclusion Calendar is a practical resource highlighting the main faith days observed or celebrated, key diversity days, awareness raising dates, public holidays and academic term dates.

Menopause for thought cafés are informal meet ups hosted monthly on Teams or in person, 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. Some…
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2023 is ‘Behind the Lens‘. LGBT+ History Month takes place every February.  It is a month long celebration of LGBT+ history and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements.  It aims to promote and celebrate equality and diversity for all LGBT+ people. To…

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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
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…
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…