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Carers Leeds offer free confidential telephone appointments to University of Leeds staff who care for a family member or a friend with an illness, disability or addiction. The aim of these, 40-minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers. Upcoming appointments are available on the following dates:…
Carers Leeds offer free confidential telephone appointments to University of Leeds staff who care for a family member or a friend with an illness, disability or addiction. The aim of these, 40-minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers. Upcoming appointments are available on the following dates:…
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October, as an opportunity “to raise global awareness of mental health issues and to stimulate advocacy”. This year the WHO are hosting a global online event, where world leaders, mental health experts and celebrity guests will join WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to…
Carers Leeds offer free confidential telephone appointments to University of Leeds staff who care for a family member or a friend with an illness, disability or addiction. The aim of these, 40-minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers. Upcoming appointments are available on the following…
The University of Leeds faculties achieve a Silver and two Bronze Athena SWAN awards We are delighted to announce that the University has received three Athena SWAN Charter awards in the recent submission round, recognising our advancement of gender equality. Following submissions in Autumn 2019, the following faculties received Athena SWAN awards: Faculty of Biological…
Carers Week takes place from Monday 8th – Sunday 14th June 2020. It is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers who have caring responsibilities for either one or more children, one or more disabled children, a relative or a family member. Caring can be a…
The National Day for Staff Networks celebrates the valuable contribution that staff networks across the country make to their organisations. Find out more about the University’s existing staff networks – Women at Leeds Network, LGBT+ Network, Leeds11 (for BME colleagues), Muslim Staff Network, Staff Mental Health & Disability Network, and the Chronic Pain & Fatigue…
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from Monday 18th – Sunday 24th May 2020 and the theme this year is ‘kindness’. Mental health has become more relevant than ever to all our lives as we manage the impact of the pandemic. This year, Mental Health Awareness week provides an opportunity…
Sunday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT). IDAHoBiT is recognised in over 130 countries and has taken place annually since 2004. It was established in order to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people, and all other people with diverse sexual…