Equality and Diversity Calendar

New College Lanarkshire’s very own 2019 Diversity Calendar is coming soon. Keep up to date with activities, celebrations and diversity at NCL. If you know of an event which is not listed on the calendar, please contact the Equality and Diversity Adviser or Marketing to have your date added.

Equality and Diversity Calendar 2019

May 2019

  • 2nd Twelfth Day of Ridvan – Baha’i
  • 6th Ramadan Begins
  • 7th Akshaya Tritiya – Hindu
  • 8th World Red Cross Crescent Day
  • 13th -19th Mental Health Awareness Week
  • 17th International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • 19th Vesak – Buddha Day – Buddhist
  • 21st International Day for Culture Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • 22nd International Day for Biological Diversity
  • 23rd Birthday of Guru Amar Das – Sikh / Lag B’Omer – Jewish
  • 29th International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
  • 30th Ascension of Jesus – Christian /
  • 31st Quds Day - Islam

June 2019

  • 1st Volunteers Week
  • 4th International Day of Innocent Children
  • 5th Eid al Fitr – Islam / World Environment Day
  • 9th Pentecost- Christian / Shavuot – Jewish
  • 10th-14th Carers Week
  • 12th World Day against Child Labour
  • 14th World Blood Donor Day
  • 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • 16th Matyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev- Sikh
  • 20th World Refugee Day
  • 21st World Humanist Day
  • 23rd International Women in Engineering Day

July 2019

  • 5th Birthday of Guru Hargobind – Sikh
  • 11th Saint Benedict’s Day – Christian
  • 15th World Youth Skills Day
  • 16th Asalha Puja (Dharma Day) – Buddhist
  • 17th World Day for International Justice
  • 18th Nelson Mandela International Day
  • 22nd Feast Day of Saint Mary Magdalene – Christian
  • 23rd Birthday of Guru Har Krishan –Sikh
  • 24th Pioneer Day – Mormon Christian
  • 28th World Hepatitis Day
  • 30th International Day of Friendship

August 2019

  • 12th August International Youth Day
  • 19th World Humanitarian Day
  • 24th Krishna Janmashtami – Hindu