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Aurora and mentoring application – Deadline 16th July!!

A reminder that Applications are now open for the Athena SWAN mentoring programme and Aurora participation for 2018/19 – Deadline 16th July!!

​For further information on any of the programmes, follow links below:

  • Athena SWAN mentoring – focuses on mentoring support for career development.
  • Aurora – Leadership Foundation’s (LFHE) women only leadership programme

Please note that there will also be a Spring cohort application round (dates below). This will include the Diversifying Leadership programme which is LFHE’s leadership programme designed to support early career academics and professional services staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds who are about to take their first steps into a leadership role​.

The deadlines are detailed below. LFHE event dates can be viewed via the above links for each programme. ​

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Diversifying Leadership and Career Development at UEL

Date: 24th May 2018

Time: 12.00-2.00pm

Venue: USS.4.15, USS Stratford

The aim of this event will be to provide an opportunity for colleagues to find out more about the Athena SWAN mentoring programme as well as the LFHE leadership programme places funded for the Aurora (women only) programme and the Diversifying Leadership programme designed to support early career academics and professional support services staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Want to find out about our Athena SWAN mentoring programme? or about taking part in the LFHE Aurora or Diversifying Leadership programmes?

All welcome but space limited, please book via this link.

Come and find out more about the programmes and join our networking event. Aurora participants and mentees from 2017/18 cohort will share experiences through this interactive workshop.


You may also be interested in an evening with Afua Hirsch to discuss her new book Brit(ish) – On Race, Identity and Belonging Brit(ish); an event brought to you by the Noon Centre in collaboration with UEL’s race equality team.

Date: 3rd May 2018

Time: 5.00pm – Registration, networking and refreshments. 6.00pm – Discussion starts

Venue: Knowledge Dock, Docklands Campus

The evening will provide an opportunity to talk to Afua about her book with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

Afua Hirsch is a writer, broadcaster, barrister and human rights development worker. She is the Social Affairs and Education Editor for Sky News and was previously a correspondent for the British newspaper The Guardian.

All Welcome!! Space is limited so please book via this link.