Diversity

  • Gender Pay Equality - will we ever get there?

    My colleague Sue Briault was talking to me about the film 'Suffragettes' which she watched a few days ago and it made me consider how far gender equality has come in the hundred years since the militant struggles for the right to...

  • How to interview well when discussing a disability

    GUEST BLOG: City Disabilities is a charity set up to provide support and advice for students and professionals with disabilities, as well as employers. Liz Dawes has very kindly written a guest blog post which contains excellent advice on how you discuss...

  • Careers support for disabled students

    The careers team are mindful this is a really hectic time for a lot of you - some of you may be considering placements, applying for graduate jobs where as some of you may be trying to clarify your thinking about...

  • Autism in the Workplace...

    This recent article in The Guardian highlights the work of Specialisterne (Danish for the Specialists) – a charitable organisation which has now spread to 13 countries, including Britain, where for the last two years it has placed people on the...

  • DisabledGo provides access guide at Bath!

      This morning I have been exploring the DisabledGo routes at Bath. This is a fantastic resource and will I am sure be of huge help to our prospective and current disabled students.  DisabeledGo provides invaluable information about the accessibility of...

  • PwC is Scrapping UCAS Points As Entry Criteria For Graduate Jobs

    One of the UK's largest graduate employers is to scrap using UCAS points as entry criteria for its graduate scheme, something which could lead to a huge shake-up in the recruitment sector. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is believed to be the first...

  • Dyslexia is Richard Branson's greatest business advantage!

    This morning I came across this article, in which Richard Branson explains why he considers dyslexia his greatest business advantage. He says having dyslexia strengthened his communication skills and credits it with another of his signature management techniques: the habit of always taking...

  • Careers advice to empower women...

    All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for International Women s Day encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.  A...

  • Diversity Round Up!

    I wanted to share some upcoming deadlines that may be of interest to some of our students: Women in Investment Banking: offers 50 career motivated first year female students a unique opportunity to hear first-hand what it is like to work...

  • Job hunting tips for students and graduates with Aspergers

    Finding employment after graduating can be difficult for many students. However, for graduates with Aspergers Syndrome, this process can be particularly challenging. Aspergers is hidden disability affecting around 700,000 people in the UK. The condition manifests itself in different ways...