The University of Salford and Liverpool John Moores University will jointly host Let’s Get Better Together on Friday 1 July - an event focused on creating positive dialogue between senior management and staff networks in both Higher and Further Education.
Professor Michael Brown, Vice-Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, and Salford VC Martin Hall will host a panel discussion at the event which takes place in the Clifford Whitworth Conference Suite from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
The panel will include staff network members from both institutions, Paul Martin - Chief Executive of the Lesbian and Gay Foundation who was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s recent Birthday Honours List - and Nichola Wood from the University of Leeds. Nichola is co-author of the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) report, Experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans staff and students in higher education: research report 2009.
After the morning’s panel session, the afternoon will consist of workshop sessions covering:
• LGBT Career Development Mentoring Schemes/ LGBT Mentoring
• The Internationalisation Agenda in H.E & F.E. How does it affect staff and students?
• The LGBT Student Experience. How do we ensure that out LGBT students learn in a positive, healthy environment?
If you wish to attend, please email Rachel Bullock in the Events Office on firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments will be provided.