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NTU hosts fabulous program of International Women's Day events

 March 01, 2023

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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is hosting a range of events to mark and celebrate International Women's Day (IWD).

Supportng the IWD 2023 #EmbraceEquity theme, the NTU staff and student community is coming together to celebrate women’s achievements and imagine a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination.

NTU is inspiring its community to involved in the wide range of events marking International Women's Day.

Fabulous IWD activity inclusive of everyone

NTU International Women's Day Women's Network

EVE: International Women's Eve and Girl Band

On the eve of International Women's Day, students are invited to explore Nottingham Contemporary after hours to experience short lightning talks from NTU's finest academics, responding to the themes of the female led exhibition, explored in the gallery spaces of Nottingham Contemporary.

Find out more about the Women's Staff Network

The Women's Staff Network is hosting an informal session to discuss the network's objectives, events and opportunities.

Flash Mob

The Women’s Staff Network invite all colleagues and students to join them in a flash mob event on International Women’s Day. The network is asking female colleagues, allies and the student body to join in striking the #EmbraceEquity pose to mark this year’s theme.

WRAP International Women's Day Workshop

This in person or online event sees writing and talking about important and glorious lives. NTU wants its community's voices to reach as many countries and homes as they can in a truly international workshop.

International Women's Day crafternoon and movie night

NTU is hosting a fun crafternoon and movie night with snacks and refreshments at the global lounge focusing on International Women's Day and empowering women in Fairtrade.

International Women's Day event in collaboration with the Women's Development Programme

This event, open to all female, female identifying and non-binary NTU students, features females working in a range of industries, sharing experiences, and networking.

NTU Moves - International Women's Day Challenge

This challenge sees people challanged to walk 5,000 steps on International Women's Day, to earn 30 points for a NTU Moves account. In addition, one lucky person who completes this challenge wins an afternoon tea for two at the Pudding Pantry.

International Women's Day event in collaboration with NTU Quiz

Entry to this event sees sanitary products and self-care product donations, or QR codes will be provided to donate items to the women's centre.

Equity and diversity in the creative arts: a conversation with NTU alumna Nicole Crentsil

The NTU EDI team welcomes NTU alumna Nicole Crentsil for a discussion on equity in the creative arts and the power of diversity.

Menopause Cafe

This event is co-hosted by the Women’s Staff Network and NTU Occupational Safety and Health Team, kindly initiated by female colleagues based at Brackenhurst, and is for female colleagues only.

International Women's Day Networking Evening at NBS for SMEs

To learn out more about what Nottingham Business School and NTU have to offer SMEs, this event sees NTU host refreshments and nibbles to help conversations take flight on its city campus.

Championing women in research

Women researchers NTU

NTU champions equality in research.

All of NTU's academic schools are filled with driven and dedicated women researchers who are working hard every day to make our world a better place. 

NTU's women researchers come from a variety of backgrounds, and they all have a powerful story to tell. 

NTU's staff community

NTU's Women's Staff Network welcomes all NTU colleagues who identify as women and its purpose is to create a supportive, aspirational and motivational space for women. It first launched on International Women’s Day 2017. The network is hosting a number of activities as part of International Women’s Day

NTU is proud to hold an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award. Athena SWAN is a charter managed by AdvanceHE which recognises and celebrates good practices in higher education and research institutions towards the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.

Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

NTU's hugely successful Women in Leadership course was established in 2019, and has since been developing women working in or aiming for leadership and management roles within SMEs.

The course delivered by leading academics from Nottingham Business School, and is accredited at Level 7, meaning participants can gain 20 credits towards a postgraduate qualification. The course is fully funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), meaning it is delivered at no cost to the participant.

Work for a university championing gender equity

Nottingham Trent University creates a culture that weaves together the ambition of the university with the aspirations of the individual; it is a place that rewards collaboration.

At NTU, women are developing careers at a highly-acclaimed award-winning university.

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