Upcoming events

Ada Lovelace Day: #IntersectionalityMatters: 25 October 2016
With keynote speeches by Deborah Husbands and Kathryn Waddington from University of Westminster on the topics of intersectionality, and compassion in organisations. 

Race Charter Mark launch: 12 October 2016
To launch the university's Race Equality Charter Mark, we will be holding a celebration of BAME research event, which is free to attend and open to all. 

Bi Visibility Day: 22 September 2016
To welcome a new academic year, the LGBT+ Staff Network will be holding an information stall on both campuses, and encouraging staff and students to get involved in LGBT equality.

Previous events

2016 

 

  • Mary Williams Seminar: 24 June 2016
    Our keynote speaker is Professor Jane Hill, Athena SWAN Lead in the Department of Biology, University of York, which currently holds a Gold award. The event is open to all to attend and free lunch will be provided.

  • IDAHOBiT: 17 May 2016
    IDAHOBiT, held annually on May 17th since 2005, is the largest LGBT+ solidarity event in the world. It marks the day in 1990 when the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders.

  • BiFest Wales: 14 May 2016
    The LGBT+ Staff Network will be attending this community event in May, a one-day bisexuality themed event for bisexual people, friends, partners, allies and anyone bi supportive.
  • Inspiring Women: March 2016
    As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, we will showcase a range of successful and inspiring women that we have working, studying and supporting Swansea University, both past and present.
  • LGBT History Month: February 2016
    The LGBT+ Staff Network will be recognising LGBT History month this year by holding a range of free events, which are open to all staff, students and visitors - click through to find out more.

  • Holocaust Memorial Day: 27 January 2016
    This year we commemorated HMD by pledging to remember the victims of the Holocaust and later genocides. We will be holding an information stall on Wednesday 27th January, 12-2pm in Fulton House.

 

For information about older events, please contact the Equality team.