LGBT Equality Week 2015
The University is set to celebrate LGBT equality from 27 June to 4 July 2015. The theme of the week is Intersectionality, with sessions on 'You and the Law: from Cradle to Grave' from Pinsent Masons; a presentation from the internationally renowned Dr Kirsty Liddiard and the pioneering exhibition on Hidden Perspectives by Dr Katie Edwards and Dr Minna Shkul. We are also delighted to host an evening of talks on Wednesday 1st July from Professor Chris Ashford and Dr Jamie Lawson, whose interest lies in sex (especially the ‘origins’ of same sex attraction) and gender as a social construct.
Everybody is welcome to attend any of our events during LGBT equality week at the University. For further information and to register see here.
Trans* Map Launch
Web based app, Trans*Map, is being launched by student members of LGBT+ Committee of the University of Sheffield’s Student Union. This app will provide information to trans* individuals looking for a safe and inclusive place in Sheffield to go for some food, a drink or a night out.
The launch event for Trans*Map will be held on Friday 03 July at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union, 6pm to 9pm. The event is free to attend, for more information and to register, see here.
2015 UHR Award Winners
The University was named as winners in the Organisational Change and Values category, which focusses on the role of HR in a successful initiative, that underpins organizational strategy and objectives, or uses social responsibility or culture change to align the needs of the business with its core values.
To find out more see Develop, MANAGE, Lead and follow our teams on Twitter @SheffieldLeader, @UniShefStaffDev and @ManageSheff.
Juice Global Corporate Challenge
Between May and September our employees will participate in the Juice Global Corporate Challenge which is a fun and effective programme designed to improve workforce wellbeing.
In teams of seven, our employees will undertake a 100 day virtual walking journey around the world and record their daily activity levels via the GCC website or global apps.
In 2014 the University had 406 staff take part in the pedometer challenge, with staff covering a total distance of 281,972 miles. We were also awarded the 'Most Active Organisation' within the Education Sector for the 2nd year running.
Find out more about what Juice can offer here.