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This session is for staff in HR related roles and will provide an overview of different types of Academic Leave and how and in what circumstances they should be applied.

Athena SWAN Smart Action Planning new Tue 12 Nov 2019   11:00 [Places]

This session will help departments develop appropriate actions for the issues identified fro the self-assessment process and to make action plans SMART and effective tools for achieving gender equity.

Athena SWAN Support Session new Thu 7 Nov 2019   11:00 [Places]

Supporting departments working towards Athena SWAN awards, this in-depth session will help with the different aspects of applying including data collection, analysis and action planning.

E&D team members will help troubleshoot common problems and will share examples of best practice across the University.

Conversations on Career Progression and Race new Tue 3 Dec 2019   12:00 [Places]

Dr Yael Navaro, Reader in Social Anthrolopogy, and Hawa Sydique, Research and Communications Manager at the Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, will talk about their career experience and trajectory, the challenges faced and strategies for dealing with them.

It will be an opportunity to discuss ideas that might help others in similar situations, and talk about ways of addressing institutional obstacles.

Employment Law Update new Thu 7 Nov 2019   14:30 [Full]

In this session, the Legal Services Office will provide staff in HR related roles with an employment law update, including the latest in case law and forthcoming legislation changes.

Equality & Diversity Essentials Self-taught Bookable
  • This module introduces Equality & Diversity at the University


Hidden Disabilities: Understanding the impact on staff, and how managers can help

Join Dr Hisham Ziauddeen, Department of Psychiatry and University Disability and Wellbeing Champion, for a talk aiming to increase understanding and awareness of invisible disabilities. Attendees will learn about the impact on the mental health of those living with these conditions, and the importance of making reasonable adjustments.

ICE : Where Do You Draw the Line? new Tue 26 Nov 2019   14:00   [More dates...] [Places]

Delivered in a safe and supportive environment, this harassment prevention training offers individuals the opportunity to learn about the different factors that might create and perpetuate a work environment in which harassment and bullying occur, and strategies for how to address this.

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Tue 10 Dec 2019 10:00 [Places]
Immigration and 'Brexit' Update new Thu 14 Nov 2019   13:30 [Places]

This session is for staff in HR related roles and will provide an overview of recent changes to the UK immigration system for non-EEA nationals, and an update on ‘Brexit’.

For the latter, practical guidance will be provided in respect of EU nationals and recruitment/immigration matters in the context of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Managing Stress in Times of Uncertainty new Thu 31 Oct 2019   14:00   [More dates...] [Places]

Stress and its partner anxiety are part of life for us all. In fact, without them, we would not achieve nearly as much as we do. However, too much stress can become problematic. In these times of uncertainty, it is more important than ever to prioritise our mental health, to recognise when we and others are struggling, and to find strategies to help us manage its impact. This talk will put stress and anxiety in context and offer ways in which to think about and manage their effect on us both physiologically and mentally.

Presenter: Ashley Meggitt MSc Ashley is an associate lecturer and research psychologist working at Anglia Ruskin University. He holds a master's degree in psychology and is studying for his PhD. He spent 25 years of his first career working within the Cambridge University and College environment and is well versed with many of the challenges this brings. He has also spent the last 5 years volunteering for a mental health charity.

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