Breaking down barriers: Accessing adjustments throughout the graduate recruitment process

Join the AGCAS Disability Task Group on June 5th 2019 at DMU Leicester. With experienced trainers Viki Chinn and Alison Skellern, you will explore the graduate recruitment process from the point of view of students with a disability and the employers recruiting them. You will hear from a Civil Service FastStreamer, and identify practical strategies and… Read More Breaking down barriers: Accessing adjustments throughout the graduate recruitment process

What Happens Next? – A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates 2018

This report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled graduates and provides real evidence of the effects of a disability on a graduate’s employment prospects. What Happens Next? has been produced annually by the AGCAS Disability Task Group for 16 years. Over the years these reports have unearthed that disabled graduates’ prospects in the labour market… Read More What Happens Next? – A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates 2018

Leonard Cheshire Change 100: 3 months paid internship opportunities for disabled students

We wanted to make you aware of the Change100 employment programme. It is a programme for: ‘Talented students and graduates with disabilities or long-term health conditions — including physical, visual or hearing impairments, mental health conditions and learning disabilities and difficulties like dyslexia and dyspraxia.’ ABOUT CHANGE100 ‘Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented disabled… Read More Leonard Cheshire Change 100: 3 months paid internship opportunities for disabled students

Upcoming disability conferences

For information – details of two external disability related conferences that might be of interest to readers of this blog: In Defence of Disability: De Montfort University’s third annual disability conference. 6-7 June 2018 at DMU Hugh Aston Building, Leicester Speakers will include: Bettina Rigg, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP Phil Scarffe, Head of Student… Read More Upcoming disability conferences

AGCAS training event. Seeing the unseen: How to spot and support students with non-visible disabilities

Date June 1st 2017, Venue: Imperial College London, now open to all AGCAS members The aim of this event is to increase participants’ confidence and knowledge when working with students with non-visible disabilities, and will cover the following – What is a “non-visible” disability? Positive self-marketing for students: Role models, and examples of strengths and attributes… Read More AGCAS training event. Seeing the unseen: How to spot and support students with non-visible disabilities