Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Calendar

Equality, diversity and inclusion calendar 23/24

College of North West London is proud of the diversity of its students and staff, reflecting the local communities that we serve. CNWL has a commitment to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion are integrated at the core meeting the needs of our staff, students and delivery partners. We work to ensure that all are supported to reach their full potential without fear of harassment and prejudice. CNWL have zero tolerance for discrimination on any grounds.

At the College of North West London 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, click on the links for more information. 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 us with the details.

Academic Year 2023/24

September 2023

Sickle Cell Awareness Month (1st-30th)
East and South East Asian Heritage Month (1st-30th)
Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu) (6th-7th)
International Literacy Day (8th)
World Suicide Prevention Day (10th)
Rosh Hashanah (15th-17th)
Bisexual Awareness Week (16th-23rd)
World Alzheimer’s Day (21st)
International Day of Sign Languages (23rd)
Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement (24th-25th)
National Inclusion Week (25th-1st)

October 2023

Black History Month (1st-31st)
ADHD awareness Month (1st-31st)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (1st-31st)
Dyslexia Awareness Week (2nd-8th)
World Mental Health Day (10th)
National Coming Out Day (11th)
World Food Day (16th)
World Menopause Day (18th)
International Pronouns Day (18th)
Show Racism the Red Card (20th)

November 2023

Stress Awareness Week (30th Oct-3rd)
Intersex Awareness Day (1st-30th)
Trans Awareness Month (1st-30th)
Islamophobia Awareness Month (1st-30th)
Diwali - Festival of Light, Sikh and Hindu (12th)
Anti-Bullying Week (13th-17th)
International Men’s Day (19th)
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th)
St. Andrew’s Day (30th)
Disability History Awareness Month (16th-16th Dec)

December 2023

World AIDS Day (1st)
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (2nd)
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd)
Human Rights Day (10th)
Hanukkah (15th)
International Migrants Day (18th)
Christmas (25th)
New Year’s Eve (31st)

January 2024

New Year’s Day (1st)
World Braille Day (4th)
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22nd-28th)
Martin Luther King Day (15th)
World Religion Day (21st)
Holocaust Memorial Day (27th)

February 2024

LGBTQ+ History Month (1st-28th)
World Cancer Day (4th)
International Day Against FGM (6th)
National Apprenticeship Week (5th-11th)
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week (6th-12th)
Chinese New Year (10th)
International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11th)

March 2024

St. David’s Day (1st)
World Hearing Day (3rd)
International Women’s Day (8th)
Mother’s Day (10th)
Ramadan (10th-9th April)
St Patrick’s Day (17th)
Eating Disorders Awareness Week (19th-25th)
Nowruz - Persian New Year (19th)
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21st)
World Down Syndrome Day (21st)
Holi (25th)
World Bipolar Day (30th)
International Transgender Day of Visibility (31st)
Easter (31st)

April 2024

World Autism Day (2nd)
World Health Day (7th)
Eid Al Fitr (9th-10th)
Vaisakhi - Sikh New Year (13th)
Stephen Lawrence Day (22nd)
Earth Day (22nd)
St George’s Day (23rd)
Lesbian Visibility Week (22nd-28th)
Passover (22nd-30th)

May 2024

International Family Equality Day (5th)
Deaf Awareness Week (6th-12th)
Mental Health Awareness Week (13th -19th)
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (17th)
World Schizophrenia Day (24th)

June 2024

Pride Month (1st-30th)
Carers Week (6th -12th)
Diabetes Awareness Week (10th-16th)
Father’s Day (16th)
Eid al-Adha (16th-20th)
Refugee Week (17th-23rd)
National Windrush Day (22nd)

July 2024

Pride London (1st)
Islamic New Year (8th)
International Non Binary People’s Day (14th)
International Day of Friendship (30th)
South Asian Heritage Month (17th-17th Aug)

August 2024

International Youth Day (12th)
Obon (13th)
Raksha Bandhan (19th)