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.

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….
Contents of this page: Introduction University of Leeds Events Black History Walks Support and Resources for Staff and Students   Introduction  Celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms during this year’s National Inclusion Week (NIW) which takes place between 28 September – 4 October. It’s a chance to share and promote inspiring inclusion practices and…
October marks Black History Month in the UK, the annual celebration and acknowledgement of the history, achievements and contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to this country over many generations. The aim of Black History Month is to promote knowledge, understanding and an awareness of Black History. Events A series of…

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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…
The Leeds Queer Film Festival 2019 is taking place at Woodhouse Community Centre from 9th to 12th May. For tickets, see the website.
This month, the regular Informal Drop-in Session coincides with National Day for Staff Networks, so look out for the starry teapot in the Ziff Café on Wednesday, 8th May. LGBT+ Staff Network members (and those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) have the opportunity to meet up informally, outside of the Network’s more policy-focused meetings…
Celebrating staff networks as a source of support and engagement. The LGBT+ Staff Network are holding one of their regular Informal Drop-in Sessions to coincide with the date – look out for the starry teapot! Find out more about the University of Leeds staff networks on the EPU webpages.
Deaf Awareness Week is 6-12 May 2019. The theme of Deaf Awareness Week this year is ‘Celebrating role models’. Deaf Awareness Week aims to promote the positive aspects of deafness, promote social inclusion and raise awareness of the huge range of local organisations that support deaf people and their family and friends.
‘Getting promoted: Tips and tricks’ Have you ever thought about or tried getting a promotion? Do you feel you don’t know where to go to for information and advice? Are you working towards a promotion and want to speed up the process? Do you feel that promotion routes are not clear for you? Well, you…
Join us in 4.18 Civil Engineering to take part in an online webinar on menopause. Women over the age of 50 are now the fastest growing group of workers. But talking about the menopause is still seen as a taboo subject. In this webinar Beki Trimble and Rebecca Batt, union reps at Bristol City Council,…
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, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for staff…
Faculty of Medicine and Health: Wednesday 6 March in University House, Great Woodhouse Suite from 9.30am until 1pm followed by lunch and networking  This year the Faculty of Medicine and Health will celebrate International Women’s Day with a morning of presentations by speakers including: Professor Sue Pavitt, School of Dentistry and MS Society’s ‘Most Inspirational’ award…
Screening of award winning film ‘Sanctuary’ Followed by Q&A with Director Len Collin, Professor Gerard Quinn (University of Leeds) and representatives from CHANGE, Leeds. You are warmly invited to the International Day of Disabled Persons screening of Sanctuary, taking place at Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds on3 December from 17.30.The screening has been organised by…