Equity-related events and resources

Find out about equity-related events, virtual conferences, webinars and resources.

NZ Sign Language Week - 9 - 15 May, 2022

Watch a video by student Isy Pou made with help from a member of the Deaf community and translating Six60's Sundown.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day - Thursday 19 May, 2022
See Creating accessible communications.

  • Read about a student startup using virtual reality to help neurodivergent people practise for employment challenges, called Socius XR.

Mental Health Awareness Week 26 Sept to 2 Oct 2022

  • The University defines mental illness as a disability. Student Disability Services has mental health advisers providing long-term support to students with diagnosed mental health conditions.

Family and relationship violence: It’s Not OK - University staff

Family/relationship violence and abuse is unacceptable. Every person is
entitled to respect, and to live free from fear and abuse.

Held throughout the year, the Staff Equity Manager, and a senior trainer from SHINE lead a family/relationship violence training session open to all staff.

This interactive training session includes how to manage disclosures,
making it particularly valuable to front line staff.  Register via Career Tools.

Other resources