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…
Learn, acknowledge and celebrate Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic cultures! Leeds11, partners and friends are proud to bring you their celebratory programme for Black History Month 2021. The programme of events looks to bring everyone on a collective journey of insight and understanding into the wonderful achievements and success of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)…

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Breaking Boundaries in STEM returns to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and Black History Month. All students and staff are invited to attend the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences next event in the series on “Innovation and Diversity: How to be visible and succeed in your STEM career”. The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are…
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.
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 on eventbrite.com. Particularly relevant for postgraduate researchers in any academic subject, and anyone who works with them in any…
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…
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.
OUR FULL PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! Please see the below for details of the National Inclusion Week programme. You can use the online booking page*, to book onto events. We hope you’ll join us! *Climbing Wall Taster Sessions need to be booked directly at The Edge reception 23 September 11:00-13:00 OPENING EVENT: DIVERSITY CAFE WITH…
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.