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Tuesday 31 March 2020 marks Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), which takes place every year to celebrate trans and non-binary people, and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is…
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…
Over recent years, the University has worked closely with our active LGBT+ Staff Network, Students’ Union Officers, and colleagues across the organisation to progress LGBT+ inclusion. This has resulted in a number of positive outcomes, including: A University Trans Equality Policy and supporting guidance The provision of Gender Neutral Toilets (GNTs) in every building on campus…
The University has made significant progress in advancing our staff and student equality and inclusion (E&I) priorities during the past five years. However, to deliver on our staff inclusivity commitments further, we need accurate and up-to-date information. Therefore, we are asking all colleagues to update their equality data – such as gender, ethnicity and marriage/civil…
Following the Trans Awareness Session held as part of National Inclusion Week 2019, Gendered Intelligence have provided the following resources: Gendered Intelligence (PDF) have more information about professional training, consultancy and support in your Faculty / Department. Other useful information An article about supporting trans and gender questioning autistic pupils. Stonewall’s Glossary of Terms. Stonewall…
Our opening event for National Inclusion Week is the Diversity Café – an opportunity to meet representatives from our staff networks and hear about the work they do, social and networking activities they host, and their plans for the future. Refreshments will be available throughout. Full details can be found on the event page. We…
National Inclusion Week, 23-29 September 2019 The University is joining the celebrations of National Inclusion Week for the third consecutive year to raise awareness of the wide range of initiatives we have on offer and to celebrate our distinctively international and diverse staff and student community. Our vision is that the University is ‘a beacon of…
Due to the popularity of the Chinese Name Pronunciation workshop as part of our National Inclusion Week events, we’ve added a second session to our line-up, which will take place on 24 September, 10:30-12:00. If you haven’t already signed up and would like to, please book onto the new second session.  
The University is looking for colleagues who would like to be involved with the Black History Month celebrations this October, including talks and events open to all students, staff and visitors. If you would like to offer any lectures, presentations or initiatives which helps you to showcase your research, share good practice or just simply…