Diversity

  • Inspiration from two Sprint speakers

      We are delighted to share inspirational advice from two of our speakers who will be presenting to our Sprint participants next week. Catherine Wenger Associate Director, West Water Group Leader - Arup Catherine read Civil Engineering at Bristol University and...

  • Sprint development programme comes to Bath!

    Sprint is a well-established development programme for undergraduate and graduate women. Building on the success of the prestigious Springboard programme, Sprint has been researched, designed and written specifically to address issues and challenges faced by undergraduate and graduate women. The programme...

  • Asking for reasonable adjustments...

    GUEST BLOG: Blind in Business is a charity set up to support students and graduates who are blind or have partial sight into employment  Jessica Luke is their Graduate Coordinator and has shared her personal insights as a visually impaired job hunter...

  • 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...