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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Space to stop meetings are for anyone interested in mindfulness and meditation at work. Each meeting will generally include 2 guided mindfulness and/or meditation activities. You can attend as many or few of these as you like; it does not matter what level of experience you have (if any). We begin the meetings a few…
World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign intended to raise awareness and encourage support and protection for breastfeeding. The University campus is entirely breastfeeding friendly and there are no restrictions on bottle or breastfeeding at the University. Our Bottle, Breastfeeding and Well-being Facilities page provides information on the University’s relevant policies and the spaces…
The next Leeds11 Network meeting will be taking place on 24 July 2019. Please email leeds11@leeds.ac.uk for further details.
14 July 2019 is International Non-Binary Day. Non-Binary Leeds will be hosting an afternoon at Leeds City Museum from 12 to 4pm in the Thorsby Room. The event will involve crafts, board games as well as the launch of our non-binary history zine which will be accompanied by short talks and speeches by: Cllr Hannah…
UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for BME people who identify as LGBT+. The event was created as a safe space to celebrate diverse sexualities, gender identities, cultures, gender expressions and backgrounds, while also fostering, representing and celebrating Black LGBTQ and QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour) culture through education, the arts,…
Please note the change of location to Worsley 9.58c All Staff and Students are invited to attend a lunchtime event to mark the International Day of LGBT+ People in STEM. 5 July 2019 marks the second International Day of LGBT+ people in STEM. The University’s Equality & Inclusion Unit in conjunction with the Faculties of…
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…
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.
Come along to the inaugural meeting, and help in the formation of the NEW Leeds LGBT+ Forum. Through growing interest and support, the idea of an independent LGBT+ Forum is now coming to fruition with the offer of funding, support and hosting from a Leeds community development organisation – Health For All. We want this…
The annual conference will include: 11am – “Power in the University”, a panel discussion, including Josie Fraser, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Open University 12pm (lunch) – AGM and discussion on the theme, “What issues should WaLN be addressing? How can we use and develop the power of our network?” 1pm – Keynote Session to start the…