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Equality Week 2023


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Welcome to Equality Week 2023, October 2-6!

We look forward to marking  #UCCEqualityWeek2023 with a series of events to celebrate, explore and advocate for #EqualityForAll. All welcome and full schedule below.

Schedule of Events October 2-6

Date/Day Time Where What Who Link/Info
All week All day The Hub Atrium Kids/Youth Art Fest Kids and youth of Cork and surrounds See the online gallery here 
Monday 2nd 13:00-15:00 The Dora Allman Room IBSA Workshop Dr Caroline West, Active* Consent

Join Dr Caroline West for a workshop on Image Based Sexual Assault

Collaboration with UCCSU SHAG Week

Tuesday 3rd 09:15-13:30 The Dora Allman Room Inclusive College Symposium Inclusive UCC Register attendance here 
Tuesday 3rd 16:00-17:00 Staff Common Room Launch of UCC Race Equality Network     
Wednesday 4th 11:30-12:00 The Rainbow Walkway 30th Anniversary of Decriminalisation The Gay Project with UCC, the LGBT+ Staff Network and LGBTQ Soc with EDI Unit  
Thursday 5th 10:00-11:30 Online (Teams) Communication in an International Context Julie Butters of the Language Centre

Join Julie Butters for a workshop in intercultural communication.

Register here. (Places limited)

Thursday 5th 13:00-14:00 The Glucksman Gallery

The Art of Equality: Curatorial Tour of the UCC Art Collection

Tadhg Crowley, The Glucksman

Join us for a unique tour of the University College Cork art collection this Equality Week. In recent years the Glucksman has commissioned new artworks for the university collection in partnership with community groups.

Register here. 

Thursday 5th 14:00-16:00  Online (Teams) Accessible Presentation National Council for the Blind Ireland

Join Shane and Martina from the NCBI for a workshop on the Dos and Don'ts of accessible presenting.

Numbers limited. Register here

Friday 6th 10:30-12:30 BHSC G02 "Die Standing" with Elmer Dixon Elmer Dixon, co-founder Black Panther Party Seatlle Chapter

Join Elmer Dixon, co-founder of the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party as he reads from his book 'Die Standing".

Talk commences @ 11:00

Friday 6th 13:00-14:00 The Dora Allman Room EDI Soapbox Staff & students

Join us for a jam-packed lunch hour of all things EDI!

If you would like to take part, please email 

If you wish to attend but not present, pleaes register here (for catering purposes).

EDI Soapbox 2023


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

Comhionannas, Éagsúlacht agus Ionchuimsitheacht

South Lodge, College Road, University College, Cork, T12 RXA9