Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish….
Confidential advice and support sessions with Carers Leeds are available on Thursday 10 August in Baines Wing.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  Carers Leeds is a registered charity and Carerstrust network partner. To book your appointment, please contact…
The Joliot-Curie Conference is the annual must-attend event dedicated to supporting the aspirations of early career researchers, particularly those who are underrepresented in academia. This conference explores career topics that are relevant to everyone, and encourages open discussions on issues that can promote an inclusive culture and diversity in the workplace. With an exciting programme…
The School of Maths is organising events to promote a positive image of women doing mathematics.  The main event is a Photographic Exhibition on “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe – A Gallery of Portraits” which will run from 18 September to 10 October 2017 in the Edward Boyle Library Foyer.   To promote this, the School of Maths is sponsoring…
You are warmly invited to the Women at Leeds AGM 2016-17 Hosted by Women at Leeds, the network for all women at the University of Leeds WaLN AGM 2016-17 Please join us for the Women at Leeds network’s annual general meeting (AGM). This is a chance to review the events we have run over this…
Confidential advice and support sessions with Carers Leeds are available on Tuesday 18 July at 11.20, 12.00 and 12.40.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  Carers Leeds is a registered charity and Carerstrust network partner. To book your…
For more information about International Women’s Day and to find out about the exciting events that are taking place in Leeds and worldwide, visit: http://www.internationalwomensday.com/esearch.asp?country=221&town=Leeds
Please see below for a lunchtime event Leeds Met are holding next Monday (3rd March, 12.30-2pm, BPA210) as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Denise Jagger, Honorary Graduate and Partner at Eversheds law firm, will be speaking on her work to promote gender equality in the work place. We will also be discussing the latest  information on…
Connecting Enterprising Women is an UnLtd Millennium Awards 2007 project. The aim is to support all women, whether working from grass roots levels, first stage planning, or at senior levels to innovative and support women in the Yorkshire region. The next networking event is to be held at Leeds University Business School 11am – 2.30pm,…
University Open Day on 9th September 2010 Did you know we have a policy and guidelines on support for pregnant students and students with very young children? Want to find out what support you can get if you’re a disabled student? Would you like to know where the prayer and contemplation facilities are on campus?…
Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8th March. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The theme for 2010 is “Equal rights, equal opportunities: Progress for all”. More information can be found on the…
These workshops have been designed to help you sharpen your academic study skills, the workshops run from 2-4pm and are held at Blenheim Terrace (skills@library). Essay Planning & Writing – Wednesday 28.10.09 Improve your ability to manage time effectively in each stage of essay planning and writing Improve your understanding of academic vocabulary used in…
The Equality Service has organised an event about forced marriage as part of the Student Support Network’s development programme. Title: Forced Marriage – what to do to support a student who may be being forced to marry The event will be introduced by Maria Pervaiz, Equality and Diversity Manager in the University’s Equality Service. Our…
Dr Nicola Brewer is the Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and an alumnus of the University of Leeds, graduating in 1983 with a degree in English and Linguistics from the Faculty of Arts. Dr Brewer will be talking to arts students about her professional life since graduating from Leeds and will…