Come along to the Christmas Fair

The Women’s Staff Network would like to welcome you to their Christmas Fair taking place in the Medical School Foyer of Queen’s Medical Centre on Tuesday 5 December at 11am until 2pm. The Fair will host nearly 30 stalls selling Christmas crafts, jewellery, cards, flowers, bird boxes, planters, decoupage, beauty products, bags, hair accessories, crochet …

Introducing Disability December 2017

Disability December 2017 is nearly here — it’s the second year that we have celebrated this programme at the University of Nottingham. The University of Nottingham’s Disability December programme stems from International Day of Persons with Disabilities which falls on 3 December each year. This day aims to promote empowerment for people with disabilities, helping …

Let’s talk about disability

‘We are disabled people leading change’ — Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK is a charity organisation whose vision is for equal participation for all. They work with organisations in all sectors to support them to put disabled people’s priorities at the heart of their policies and practices. They work with disabled people to enable them …

Stress and Mental Health at Work

As part of the University of Nottingham’s Disability December programme, we are delighted to welcome Steve Metcalf to the University to discuss stress and mental health at work on Friday 1 December (12:00-13:30) in A13, Pope Building. Steve Metcalf is the Director and Chief Trainer at Robustmind Mental Fitness Ldt, a leading provider in mental …

Black History Month 2017 commences

Black History Month 2017 is now underway — it’s the fifth year that we have celebrated this event at the University of Nottingham. During the last half-decade, Black History Month has become a powerful and thought-provoking tradition at the university — helping us to celebrate black history and black culture whilst encouraging thought and challenging …

Celebrate Black History Month 2017

The University of Nottingham is set to celebrate Black History Month 2017 — with music, discussions, a major new conference and more. Throughout October 2017, the University will run a variety of free-to-attend, exciting events with a focus on Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and people. Exploring BME culture and history This year’s …

Mental Health First Aid: Understanding and Managing Mental Health

As part of the University of Nottingham’s Wellbeing Programme, we are delighted to welcome Caroline Hounsell, Director of Partnerships and Product Development at Mental Health First Aid England on Thursday 13th July, 12:00 – 13:30 in B08, Engineering and Science Learning Centre. Mental Health First Aid teaches people how to identify, understand and help a …

Month of the Mind – Upcoming Events

During May, the People and Culture team will be running the second annual Month of the Mind. We are excited to work with Rough Trade again this year to deliver a second In Your Head event after its success during our Disability December events programme last year. The event will take place on Tuesday 9 …

Events for LGBT History Month 2017

February is LGBT History Month, and to celebrate we are exploring LGBT culture with academic lectures, discussion, film screenings and more. All events are free, and are open to the public as well as staff and students. Read our introductory blog post from Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in Education and Counselling and Chair of the University’s …

Black History Month 2016 – thank you!

Val Watson, Chair of the University’s BME Network, reflects on another successful year celebrating Black History Month. As we come to the end of Black History Month 2016, I look back with a sense of pride over all of the activity that has taken place across the month. Huge thanks go out to all those …