Have you applied to join Athena SWAN mentoring? and other news

Apply to be an Athena SWAN Mentor or Mentee

Interested in being a mentor?

  • Do you feel able to contribute positively in the academic career development of a colleague?
  • Willingness to share appropriate skills, experience and knowledge required.
  • Previous experience of mentoring not required. Development and support provided.

Would you like support with your career development? 

  • Mentee applicants welcome from female academics or those aspiring to be academics – including postgraduate students.

Find out more and how to apply: Athena SWAN mentoring

There is a formal application and matching process for participation in the programme. Deadline for applications is 23rd June 2017 – 5pm. Link to the: application form.


Wellness and networking – A networking event facilitating discussion, key topics relating to health and wellbeing and an opportunity for an end of academic year get together

Sponsored by the UEL Women’s Network

All staff welcome

Date: 3rd July 2017

Time: Arrive at 2.00pm for refreshments, 2.15-3.45 facilitated discussion tables followed by networking (ends 4.00pm)

Place: Knowledge Dock, Docklands Campus

As we come to the end of the academic year, we would like to invite you all to a networking event – tea, cakes and collegial support and discussion. The event will include facilitated discussions on topics which affect us all and which contribute to our general health and well-being.

Topics will include the following:

  • Balancing work and home – what family friendly policies are available at UEL to help?
  • Resilience and positive mental health
  • Civic engagement – find out more about volunteering
  • To be confirmed

All welcome but space limited so book your space now.

Find out more about E&D at UEL:

Intranet: Equality and DiversityAthena SWAN and Race Equality Charter

Web: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Connect/Athena-Swan

Linkedin: UEL Athena SWAN – Supporting gender equality in STEMM

Blog: https://uelresearch.wordpress.com/category/athena-swan/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/UELAthenaSWAN


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