At Imperial we mark and celebrate a number of equality, diversity and inclusion events throughout the year. This calendar gives you some general dates to bookmark for your own diaries.

If you are organising an event in College and would like to see it appear on this page or in our events feed, please email to let us know.

2022 - 2023

EDI awareness days

September 2022

Start of academic year 2022 - 2023

East and Southeast Asian Heritage Month

Mid-Autumn Festival (10)

World Suicide Prevention Day (10)

IMPACT graduation (21)

Bi Visbility Day (23)

Rosh Hashanah (25 – 27)

 

October 2022

Black History Month

Yom Kippur (4 – 5)

Dyslexia Awareness Week (3-9)

Dyspraxia Awareness Week (10-16)

Sukkot (9 – 16)

World Mental Health Day (10)

Ada Lovelace Day (11)

National Coming Out Day (11)

World Menopause Day (18)

International Pronouns Day (20)

Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas (24)

ACE Week  (23 – 29)

Intersex Awareness Day (26)

 

November 2022

Disability History Month (16 November - 16 December)

Día de los Muertos (2)

National Stress Awareness Day (9)

Remembrance Day (11)

National Anti-Bullying Week  (14 - 18)

LGBTQ+ STEM Day (18)

Transgender Day of Remembrance (20)

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25)

 

December 2022

World AIDS Day (1)

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3)

Chanukah (Hanukkah) (18 – 26)

Christmas (25)

January 2023

Lunar New Year (22)

Holocaust Memorial Day (27)

 

 

February 2023

LGBT+ History Month

Time to talk day (2)

International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11)

Lent (22 February - 6 April)

March 2023

Women at Imperial Week

Holi (6-7)

International Women's Day (8)

Neurodiversity Celebration Week (13 – 19)

Nowruz – Iranian/Persian New Year (20)

Ramadan (22 March - 21 April)

April 2023

World Autism Awareness Day (2)

Passover (5 - 13)

Maundy Thursday (6)

Good Friday (7)

Easter (9)

Vaisakhi (14)

Eid a-Fitr (21 - 22)

Stephen Lawrence Day (22)

May 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week

Black Inclusion Week (8 - 14)

National Day for Staff Networks (10)

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (18)

Shavuot (25 – 27)

June 2023

Pride Month

Stonewall survey open June - November

Windrush Day (22)

Women in Engineering Day (23)

Careers@Imperial Week

Eid al-Adha (28 June - 2 July)

July 2023

Disability Pride Month

Black Pride

International Non-Binary People's Day (14)

South Asian Heritage Month (18 July - 17 August)

August 2023

Summer break