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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…
We’ve had a request from Lelir Yeung, Head of Equality, Communities, Leeds City Council to circulate the below initiative to commemorate Leeds Windrush history, as part of 2019 Black History Month celebrations.  Following discussion at the Leeds Equality Network, please find below details of the Windrush Trail and nomination form. The Windrush Trail will place…
The LGBT+ Network has provided these colourful email signature banners which are available to download and use on your University email account, if you would like to show your support for the Network, identify as a member or as an LGBT+ ally. You can download the whole set from the .zip file provided below.  
On 17 May 2019, to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT), the LGBT Foundation have published guidance (PDF) on how to be an ally to trans people. The Equality & Inclusion Unit also provides guidance on supporting Trans staff and students and in 2017 published the Trans Equality Policy Statement.  
The University has conducted an Equality Impact Assessment on their policy and procedures for selecting staff for the Research Excellence Framework, as set out in “Assessment framework and guidance on submissions”, this is to ensure that REF2014 selection processes are fair and transparent and to ensure that the University fulfils its obligations to promote good…
  Date: 23rd November 2011 Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Venue: Equality Service meeting room 10.40, in the EC Stoner Building You must be in receipt of DSA to access this workshop The workshop will look at: Essay structure Academic writing style Presentation of work on the page Use of correct grammar Punctuation Elevating vocabulary  
The “North-South Campus Access Route” is designed to provide a step free route for disabled staff, students or others who have access requirements across campus. The route begins at the main entrance of the University and ends at the Worsley Building. It is marked by internal and external signage and involves the use of lifts…