Upcoming and Previous Events relevant to CVS staff and student working lives:

Departmental Away Day - Friday 11th May 2018
Details TBA
Menopause Policy Workshop - Monday 19th March 2018

Breaking the taboo around menopause. This event is open to everyone, regardless of age or gender. Come along to find out why our University decided to implement a menopause policy and why it is important. More information.

12.00-13.00pm, Thakrar Seminar Room, 3rd Floor CVRC, Glenfield
Please register your interest here.

International Women's Day - Thursday 8th March 2018

#PressForProgress IWD Lunch Event, 12.30-1.30, Café Cardiologique – Following the popularity of our ‘bitesize’ presentations at Away Days, we have invited some past and present members of CVS to talk about their career and work. All staff and students are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided – but please register.

Full programme of International Women's Week events at the University of Leicester (5th - 9th March).

Resuscitation Training -Wednesday 21st & 28th February 2018

Together with the Heartwize Resuscitation Training Programme, we are offering all CVS staff and students the opportunity to attend a short training session to learn/update basic resuscitation skills (CPR, AED (defibrillator) and recovery position).

11.15-12.15am OR 13.45-14.45pm. Please register

WLG Lunch with...Dr William Toff - Wednesday 31st January 2018
Cardiac Arrest in the Community - Dr Toff spoke about cardiac arrest in the community and the Heartwize Resuscitation Training Programme that runs in schools and community groups and aims to increase bystander CPR confidence and patient survival. More information about Heartwize.
WLG Lunch with...Nicola Junkin - Tuesday 17th October 2017
Nicola Junkin, University Staff Health and Wellbeing Lead, discussed the establishment of a comprehensive strategy for Health and Wellbeing. She gave a summary of the types of events and activities to expect in the coming year and left a notice board highlighting the 6 pillars of this strategy, with an invitation for suggestions.
HeForShe Event - 29th November 2018
3I and CVS jointly hosted a seminar, 'Standing Together Against Gender-based Violence' as part of our HeForShe activity, which was attended by around 60 staff and students from across the University. Harriet Smailes, Student Welfare Service and Mollie Henstock, SU Student welfare officer, presented an overview on violence and harassment affecting UK students, and what is in place for Leicester students. Dr Clare Gunby, Dept of Criminology and Dr Anna Carline,Dept of Law, discussed what ‘unwanted sexual attention’ includes and identified the strategies implemented by young women to manage such behaviour. They argued that venues and Higher Education establishments must play an active role in supporting victims and preventing the occurrence of incidents. Recording Link.
Staff and Student Away Day  - 3rd May 2017
The whole departmental got together at Stamford Court to share important departmental and University updates, as well the return of the very popular bite-size presentations; this year provided by a wide range of staff, focussed on ‘a day in the life of CVS’. Table discussions allowed the opportunity to talk with colleagues you may not have met previously and feedback on the topics of mentoring, well-being and cross-site integration. After a delicious lunch, we strolled down to the sports centre where the Social Committee provided a great afternoon of pirate-themed team games!

For more information on previous events, see our Newsletters

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