LGBTIQA+ awareness briefings and ally training
Want to learn more about the importance of LGBTIQA+ inclusion and how to be a good ally? The University of Melbourne offers Pride in Diversity endorsed LGBTIQA+ awareness briefings and ally training.
The aim of awareness briefings is to provide participants with an overall understanding of why LGBTIQA+ workplace inclusion is important to an organisation as well as to provide a level of comfort around terminology, explore challenges often faced by LGBTIQA+ employees and provide awareness on the impact that a culture has on the lived experiences of its employees.
More information: https://staff.unimelb.edu.au/pride-in-action-network/training
Indigenous Cultural Awareness Workshops
A practical three-and-a-half hour session designed to familiarise University employees with Indigenous Australian history, culture and contemporary topics to support effective engagement with Indigenous staff, students and stakeholders and to encourage participation in the Indigenous Agenda.
The sessions are facilitated by Murrup Barak's Dan Little (Indigenous Employment Officer) or Liz Laguerre (Cultural Protocol Administrative Officer).
Staff can find session details on TrainMe.
Staff-only online training
A non-exhaustive list of Diversity and Inclusion-related sessions available through TrainMe for University of Melbourne staff.
Managing Unconscious Bias
Unconscious bias can lead to discrimination, which is not tolerated in the workplace. This course has been developed to help us understand what unconscious bias is and how we can actively address it.
Respect Equality and Thriving at Work
This highly engaging workshop has been designed to enable staff to build on their strengths, individually and as a team, to help everyone achieve the best outcomes in terms of creating a respectful, inclusive workplace.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – Supporting Students
This Blended Online MHFA course is suitable for staff wanting to learn more about common mental illnesses, practise applying mental health first aid skills, and better support students experiencing mental health problems.