School of Business

How you can get involved


Key EDI dates throughout the year

At the School of Business, we endeavour to show our support of equality, diversity and inclusion through different dedicated days and events. Please find a list of key dates for 2023 below.


01 January: New Year's Day / Hogmanay

07 January: Christmas (Orthodox Christian)

15 January: World Religion Day

22 January: Chinese New Year

27 January: Holocaust Memorial Day


LGBT+ History Month

04 February: World Cancer Day

06-13 February: Race Equality Week

11 February: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

22 February: Ash Wednesday


Women's History Month

01 March: St. David's Day

08 March: International Women's Day / Holi (Hindu)

17 March: St. Patrick's Day

21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racism / World Down Syndrome Day

21-27 March: Neurodiversity Celebration Week

22 March - 21 April: Ramadan (Muslim)


Autism Awareness Month

02 April: World Autism Day

5-13 April: Passover (Jewish)

07 April: Good Friday (Christian)

08 April: International Romani Day / Vesak (Buddhist)

09 April: Easter Sunday (Christian)

14 April: Vaisakhi (Sikhism. Hinduism)

21 April: Eid-Ul-Fitr (Muslim)

23 April: St George's Day


10 May: National Day for Staff Networks

14-20 May: Women's Health Week

17 May: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia


LGBT+ Pride Month / Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month

01 June: Global Day of Parents

18 June: Father's Day

22 June: UK Windrush Day

24 June: Armed Forces Day

28 June: Eid-Al-Adha (Muslim)


18 July - 17 August: South Asian Heritage Month


12 August: International Youth Day

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition


World Alzheimer's and Dementia Month

10 September: Women's Health Week

17 September: World Day of the Deaf

21 September: World Alzheimer's Day

24-25 September: Yom Kippur


Black History Month

10 October: World Mental Health Day

18 October: World Menopause Day


Men's Health Awareness Month, Disability Awareness Month

11 November: Armistice Day

12 November: Diwali (Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism)

19 November: International Men's Day

20 November: Transgender Day of Remembrance

25 November: International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women

27 November: Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev (Sikh)


01 December: World Aids Day

03 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

07-15 December: Chanukah (Jewish)

10 December: Human Rights Day

18 December: International Migrants Day

22 December: Winter Solstice

25 December: Christmas Day


Here at the School of Business, there are a number of societies students can get involved in. You can learn more about all societies that the University of Leicester has to offer on the Student Union website.

Enactus Leicester

Enactus at its core is about student-led businesses focused on creating social change. They construct sustainable business ideas and implement them in meeting the 17 sustainable UN goals. As a well-established conglomerate, Enactus is based in over 37 countries and registered with over 72,000 universities worldwide.  

Enactus Leicester takes pride in its diverse community. With the committee consisting of people of colour, Enactus aims at establishing a comfortable environment for all allowing members to express their views and ideas with ease. Enactus consists of students from different races and backgrounds, and they have been able to interlace different social and cultural experiences in targeting global issues. 

The group host weekly meetings from 1-3pm on Wednesdays in the Student Union training room. You do not need to stay the whole time and can just drop in whenever you are free. 

Email the group on and learn more on their website.

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