Archive for the ‘Equalities & Diversity’ Category

New Athena SWAN Awards announced

Three departments have achieved Athena SWAN awards for gender equality, representation & progression

Uni & SU awarded funding to tackle hate crime

The University and Students’ Union have received joint funding to tackle religiously-motivated hate crime

Equality & Diversity Network Chair

An vacancy has arisen with internal applicants from all genders and backgrounds encouraged to apply

Athena Swan Annual Lecture 2018

Professor Michelle Ryan speaks on 'uncovering the glass cliff' on 25 Apr, 1.15pm to 2.45pm

Talk & workshops 'Identity: Who chooses yours?'

This event is open to University of Bath and Bath Spa University staff and students

Francesca Martinez on diversity

Join award winning comedian Francesca Martinez and the joint Equality Forum on 21 March

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