disability

  • Update on Careers Provision for Students with Disabilities

    As many of you are probably aware the Careers Service has now moved down to the Virgil Building in Manvers Street and we are now open!   So, I thought now would be a very good time to talk about the...

  • China Disability Scholarship!

    Applications for the 2016 CRCC Asia and the British Council China Disability Scholarship are now open. Now running for a fourth year, the scholarship was established in January 2013 to offer students with a disability the opportunity to participate in...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...