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Equality & Diversity course timetable

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Wed 8 Apr – Tue 7 Jul

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April 2020

Tue 21
New Recruitment Policy and Guidance new CANCELLED 11:00 - 12:00 Judge Business School, Lecture Theatre 1

This session will introduce and promote the new Recruitment Policy, highlighting the key sections of the policy and how this can support Recruitment activity at the University.

The session will also explore the changes to the recruitment guidance, including a demonstration of the key functionality, a summary of the feedback received during testing and some of the new features that have been added.

There will be ample opportunity to ask any questions relating to the policy or guidance during the seminar.

Please note: The seminar will be very similar in content to the HR Forum sessions that will be taking place over Lent term.

May 2020

Mon 11
Self-mentoring – Using your inner resources to achieve success new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

This interactive webinar will look at different definitions of self-mentoring and how to use it in your personal and professional life to help you achieve your potential. It will also include some self-reflection and an exploration of the four steps of self-mentoring. In addition, Amanda will share some personal experiences and tips for self-mentoring linked to the songs of David Bowie!

Tue 12
Effective Staff Review and Development new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Judge Business School, Lecture Theatre 1

Staff Review and Development (Appraisal) provides the opportunity for supervisors, managers and academics to engage in constructive discussion with their staff or academic colleagues about current and future work and their personal and career development.

This session is to clarify the nature of SRD and its objectives, and consider best practice for individuals and those supporting SRD more broadly in Departments.

Wed 20

Our mental health is likely to be impacted in some way by the pandemic and lockdown conditions. Dr Olivia Remes, a researcher at the Institute of Public Health, will explore the nature of depression and anxiety and will suggest practical ways to cope during this challenging time.

Details on how to join this session will be on your booking confirmation email.

Thu 21

Yvonne McPartland, Deputy Head of the Staff Counselling Centre, will be leading a one hour live event to offer attendees the opportunity to understand how counselling can support personal resilience, especially in the current climate of fear and anxiety.

You will be have the opportunity to safely ask questions to Yvonne and other members of the Staff Counselling Centre team.

Details on how to join this session will be on your booking confirmation email.

Join Lucy Highton from White Lotus Meditation for a 30 minute Zoom session.

Combining gentle breath work, mindful techniques and guided meditation you'll be led into your own space of inner calm and stability.

A welcome pause for busy, anxious minds.

Details on how to join this session will be on your booking confirmation email.

Fri 22

Yvonne McPartland, Deputy Head of the Staff Counselling Centre, will be leading a one hour live event to offer attendees the opportunity to understand how counselling can support personal resilience, especially in the current climate of fear and anxiety.

You will be have the opportunity to safely ask questions to Yvonne and other members of the Staff Counselling Centre team.

Details on how to join this session will be on your booking confirmation email.

June 2020

Tue 9

Come along to this session if you’d like to develop some practical tools to becoming a white ally and build a strong antiracist identity.

Joining instructions will appear on your booking confirmation email.

Thu 11
Flexible Working new CANCELLED 11:00 - 12:00 Judge Business School, Lecture Theatre 1

This session is an opportunity to find out more about the work ourcambridge and colleagues in the HR Division are progressing on supporting flexible working opportunities.

You will hear about the different types of flexible working, the benefits, how to overcome barriers and how you can help build a flexible working culture within your area.

Fri 12

Janet Ramdeo and I would like to invite you to join us in discussing a text, article or book that has had impact on you in terms of your identity (with regard to race or intersectionality). You're welcome to join even if you do not have any text in mind.

Joining instructions will be shared on your booking confirmation email.

Tue 16

Join us in this conversation with Dr Arathi Sriprakash to hear about experiences, successes and challenges related to career progression and being racialised as BAME, and find out about strategies and suggestions to address the challenges at individual and institutional levels.

Joining instructions will be shared on your booking confirmation email.

July 2020

Tue 7
New Global Mobility Policy and Guidance new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Judge Business School, Lecture Theatre 1

This session is for staff in HR related roles and will:

  • Introduce the Global Mobility policy and associated guidance documentation.
  • Explore the key considerations when sending or recruiting someone to work overseas on an Assignment.
  • Discuss different types of overseas working and the processes applicable to each case.

Please note: The seminar will be very similar in content to the Global Mobility Seminar held in August 2019.