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The D&I Calendar 2019-2020 includes over 240+ important dates, including holy days, special events,  festivals and bank holidays, plus details of the University’s D&I activities.

Download as a PDF, or iCalendar for adding dates to your Outlook, Google or Apple calendar here

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Allán Laville appointed the new D&I Dean

Dr Allán Laville has been appointed the University’s new Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. He will start his six-year term on 6 January 2020.

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University appoints first Muslim Chaplain

We are delighted to welcome Javed Kachhalia, Head Imam at the Abu Bakr Islamic Centre in Reading, as the University’s first Muslim Chaplain.

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The University and RUSU at Reading Pride 2019

On Saturday 31 August 2019, the University of Reading took part in the Reading Pride celebrations! It was a fantastic day and the sun shone for almost all of it!

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University of Reading Becomes Top 100 LGBT+ Employer

University has achieved its highest ever ranking in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI) 2019, moving into the group of Stonewall's Top 100 Employers for the first time, placed 80 out of the 445 employers submitting for assessment in this year’s index, with a score of 115 out of 200, moving up from a 2018 ranking of 138 (out of 434) and a score last year of 98.

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Same-sex married couples

Dr Alina Tryfonidou (Law), Co-chair of the University of Reading LGBT Plus Network has written for the Conversation and the #DiverseReading blog following a judgement by the European Court of Justice in the Coman case, which has granted homosexual spouses the same rights of free movement in the EU as heterosexual couples in countries that don’t recognise same-sex marriage.

University achieves highest ever Stonewall ranking

The University has achieved its highest ever ranking in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI) 2018.

In rankings announced to mark the start of LGBT History Month, we were placed 138 out of the 434 employers that entered this year's index.

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