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We’re pleased to announce a new addition to our LGBT+ Role Model and Allies Initiative: Dr Helen Finch. Read more about her experiences and her advice for other LGBT+ staff and students here.
A message from the LGBT+ Staff Network, following the recent Leeds Pride event: At Leeds Pride 2019 we joined forces with Building Equality (an alliance of companies working to build LGBT+ inclusion across the construction industry). We’d like to thank everyone who came along to support especially all of the wheel marshals for the rainbow…
We’ve had some great photos back from the recent Leeds Pride 2019 event, featuring some of our LGBT+ Staff Network, Role Models and Allies in the University of Leeds Pride t-shirts which we organised for this year’s celebrations! University of Leeds partnered with Building Equality again this year to appear in the Pride parade alongside…
Preparations are already well under way for our 2019 National Inclusion Week celebrations! We’re putting together a great line up of speakers and activities for the September week-long event – we’ll begin announcing them in the coming weeks. We also continue to welcome any and all ideas from University staff and students, so please don’t…
The University of Leeds is proud to take the first step to become a Smokefree campus, part of a city-wide ambition to create a Smokefree generation by 2025. We are asking people not to smoke outside on campus between 8am and 6pm every day as we aim to inspire people – and in particular current…
A message from Non Binary Leeds: Help us support vulnerable non-binary and trans people in Leeds! The UK right now is an exhausting place to be non-binary/trans, and lots in our community are struggling in the face of rampant and normalised transphobia, underemployment, precarious housing, inadequate healthcare and a failing benefits system. Times are uncertain…
Please remember that all University of Leeds staff must complete the mandatory E&I training by the end of July. If you haven’t completed the training yet, it can be found here. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact equality@leeds.ac.uk
We are recruiting for another exciting vacancy at the Equality Policy Unit. Find more info on our one year Equality and Inclusion Co-ordinator role here: https://equality.leeds.ac.uk/useful/current-vacancies/
We’re pleased to confirm that, following some helpful feedback from members of staff, we’ve been able to engage an additional speaker for our International Day of LGBT+ People in STEM 2019 event. Amanda Langley, of the Faculty of Medicine and Health, will be providing a talk on her own personal experiences of being LGBT+ within…