Archive for the ‘Equalities & Diversity’ Category

Women's lunchtime walking group on Mondays & Thursdays

Regular walkers say that they find it refreshing and invigorating to take time out from their busy schedules, to get fresh air and enjoyable exercise with friendly conversation along the way.

Athena SWAN submission: thank you

Many thanks to everyone who assisted with our University Athena SWAN Bronze renewal submission

Kaleidoscope: LGBT+ group enjoys successful first meet

About 25 people pitched up to the Hall and Woodhouse in central Bath for a casual get together to meet new faces, introduce ourselves and break the ice.

What are you waiting for? Become a career activist: 10 May

Learn how to avoid common career pitfalls like working hard and hoping someone will notice and become a proactive career activist, taking control of your own path, on this inspiring and practical workshop.

Equality & Diversity: Staff Survey actions

A report on actions that have been taken following the findings of the 2016 Staff Survey

Catering for diverse faith traditions on campus: Thu 28 Mar

We invite all staff and students of faith (or none) to participate in this workshop. (Book free lunch - diversity@bath.ac.uk or ext 3568 by 22 March)

Positive conversations about mental health change lives: 2 Feb

Join us for a conversation about mental health, over a hot drink and a slice of cake Thursday 2 February, 10:15am - 3:30pm, in 1 West 2.01. (Part of the national Time to Talk initiative)

Joint Equality Forum: Fri 28 Oct

Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS, is the speaker at this year's annual Joint Equality Forum which is a titled 'creative connected communities - moving equality forward in 2016' and is being hosted by Bath Spa University at Newton Park.

Math Sci receives bronze Athena Swan award

We have exceeded the target we set ourselves in 2013: to move from no departmental awards to at least eight

Workshop: Funding opportunities for women: 1 Nov

This workshop, plus free lunch, will outline some of the obstacles women face in their paths to securing academic posts in the UK and provide tips to develop a strategy for becoming "fundable". Please book.

SU gains Investors in Diversity reaccreditation

Achieving the Investors in Diversity Award shows that the Students' Union takes a structured and planned approach to embedding Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) practices in the workplace in order to support and celebrate our diverse student body.

Alternative Prayer Room facilities till 16 Jun

The Prayer Rooms will be out of use until 16 June 2016; in the meantime an alternative space is located in Polden Court in the common room/social space.

Women in STEMM talk about their journeys: Thu 23 Jun

A seminar to mark National Women in Engineering Day

Revised Dignity & Respect Policy

We have revised the University's policy & procedure for dealing with complaints

Women's lunchtime walking group on Mondays & Thursdays

Regular walkers say that they find it refreshing and invigorating to take time out from their busy schedules, to get fresh air and enjoyable exercise with friendly conversation along the way.

Two more departments receive bronze Athena SWAN awards

We are pleased to announce that the Departments of Health and Biology & Biochemistry are our latest two departments to have successfully achieved bronze Athena SWAN awards.  This also means we have achieved the target we set in 2013.

Athena SWAN lecture: Register by Wed 23 Mar

'Equality & inclusivity in science' by Professor Melanie Welham, interim Chief Executive of BBSRC

Athena SWAN lecture - Equality & inclusivity in science: 7 Apr

The speaker for this year's Athena SWAN lecture will be Professor Melanie Welham, interim Chief Executive of BBSRC. 7 April 2016, 12-2pm. Please book.

Suggestions to improve accessibility

As part of our five-year Access Audit, please send your ideas to improve accessibility on campus

Happy New Year to all Chinese staff & students

Happy & Prosperous New Year - Gong Xi Fa Cai! We're serving Chinese food in our eateries to celebrate