Tuesday 20 November 2018

155-157 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 3ED

Understanding and Responding to Student Diversity in Accommodation Settings

This one day session will provide an opportunity to discuss the current climate within student accommodation regarding equality, diversity and inclusion. It will also address the challenges that may arise when balancing competing requests and how to manage potential tensions and be pro-active in inclusion. 

Suitable for: All staff that work directly with students in PBSA and private accommodation

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Agenda

10.00am - 10:15am Registration and Coffee

Course led by Leyla Okhai, Founding Director of Diverse Minds

10.15am - 10.30am Introduction of Delegates, Welcome and Scene Setting
 
10.30am - 10.50am Quiz on EDI rights and responsibilities: Setting off the discussion followed by feedback on questions
 
10.50am - 11.00am Particular Challenges for Student Accommodation in this Area: A chance to have an open discussion in a safe space
 
11.00am - 11.20am Hitting the Headlines: Review and discussion of some student accommodation that have hit the headlines in relation to EDI
 
11.15am - 11.30am Break (tea and coffee available)
 
11.30am - 11.50pm Multiple Identities: Interactive exercises about what makes us all diverse
 
11.50pm - 12.00pm Debrief from exercise
 
12.00pm - 12.30pm What is Unconscious Bias and why does it matter?
 
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch & Networking (provided)
 
1.30pm - 2.15pm Case Studies in groups: To be presented to the rest of the group and key learning captured.
 
2.15pm - 2.30pm Equality Impact Assessment Overview: What EIAs are and how they can help in accommodation settings
 
2.30pm - 3.20pm EIA Template to complete in groups: To help understand how EIA’s work in practice
 
3.20pm - 3.30pm Getting Support and Managing Boundaries
 
3.30pm - 4.00pm Action Planning for Next Steps 
 
4.00pm Concluding remarks and END
 

Cost per delegate

Normal Delegate Rate - £215

Friends of Unipol Rate - £185

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