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Equality & Diversity course timetable


Sat 17 Nov – Thu 6 Dec

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November 2018

Wed 21
WellCAM: Introduction to Transformational Life Coaching [Full] 12:00 - 13:00 The Postdoc Centre, Committee Room @ Mill Lane

The aim of the session, led by Nest Coaching, is to provide the attendees with a greater understanding of coaching, its application, its benefits and results. It will:

  • Outline the differences between therapy, counselling and coaching
  • Demonstrate how coaching can be used purposefully and positively in people’s lives, both inside and outside the workplace
  • Provide an opportunity to experience some of the techniques used in coaching practice
  • Explore real case study examples where coaching has been successful in a variety of settings

By the end of the workshop, you will also understand why focusing on your strengths and recognising your emotions will help you strive, flourish and perform better in the workplace and at home.

Programme outline

12.00 – 12.10 Introduction to coaching

12.10 – 12.35 Coaching exercises

12.35 – 12.45 Case examples

12.45 – 13.00 Close Questions

Coaching for Confidence at Work and Home

Managing work, life and family can be challenging.

Sometimes we all need a helping hand to take the next step towards our goals. Whether you need support to deal with the stresses of life, being a parent or working through your career choices, our expert coaching team is here to help.

Our focus on Nurturing, Empowering, Supporting and Training will move you forward, so you become fulfilled at home and at work.

Trans Awareness new [Full] 12:30 - 13:30 17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room B

This session will set the wider context for Trans identities, provide greater understanding of the experience of Trans people and explore uses of language and key terms such as cisgender, non-binary and transgender, all in a safe supportive environment. 

Tue 27
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, Runcie Room

Join Rachel Krys, Co-Director, End Violence Against Women to discuss current issues around sexual harassment and the challenges that wider cultural attitudes bring to issues of tackling abuse against women and girls.

December 2018

Tue 4
Athena SWAN Support Session new [Places] 09:30 - 11:30 Faculty of English, GR06

To support our departments working towards Bronze and Silver Athena SWAN awards, this session will provide in-depth help with the different aspects of applying.

E&D team members will cover data collection, analysis and presentation and action planning including examples of best practice across the University and troubleshooting common problems.

Thu 6
WellCAM: Stress in the workplace new [Places] 12:45 - 13:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This session is suitable for those who wish to learn more about stress management at work, how to differentiate between helpful and unhelpful forms of stress and learn to identify their own personal work based sources of stress and triggers.


An opportunity to learn more about what happens in the body when we are stressed and the common symptoms that can occur. 
Time to think about and focus on relationships at work and how we might navigate those when they too become a source of stress