Parental Leave Forum

Course description

These forums are held via Teams - an email with a link will be sent to you before the session.

Sessions aim to support pregnant, potentially pregnant or breastfeeding staff through listening to them, through providing information and through increasing awareness in the University community of the legislation, policies and resources available.

This forum will address questions around support available for women who are pregnant, on maternity leave or parents returning from leave. Partners are very welcome too.

If you are a supervisor, attending this session will provide information on how you can be better assist your pregnant and breastfeeding staff.

If you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, returned from maternity leave or breastfeeding, this forum is an opportunity to find out about policies and available support, as well as to provide feedback to the Manager Diversity and Inclusion of any difficulties you might have come across.

Forums are also relevant for those interested in issues impacting on pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Everyone of all genders is welcome to attend these forums.

Type of course



Lisa O'Neill
People and Culture

Who should attend

Staff with an interest in issues impacting on pregnant or breastfeeding employees.

What you will learn

Resources that support pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Policies and legislation around pregnancy, potential pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Hints and strategies for managing pregnancy and breastfeeding at work.

Upcoming events

Wednesday, 29th September 2021

Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: Web conference

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

To be notified of upcoming events, you can add your name to the waiting list.