Just wanted to highlight a course being held by Visualise Training and Consultancy this September and October that may be of interest: How do I support a visually impaired person? Is visual language such as “see you later” offensive? How do I guide someone with sight loss? How can I ensure my business is accessible… Read More Do you have questions about visual impairment?
Jessica Luke from Blind in Business recently provided us with the following guest blog post aimed at careers professionals. Blind in Business is a charity that runs a free careers service for blind and visually impaired students. Many of the students we support have never used their university careers service. Some say they lacked the… Read More 7 steps to make your Careers Service more accessible to blind and visually impaired students – guest post
In case you missed it, I thought our readers might be interested in a recent Guardian article from Jessica Luke, a blind graduate and Paralympian, who believes that unfair application processes are still excluding her, and many other blind jobseekers, from graduate roles. Luke backs up her message with the depressing statistic that, “Two-thirds of… Read More I’m a blind Paralympian with a master’s, but getting a job was my biggest hurdle…
The latest edition of ‘What Happens Next: A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates’ is now available. This report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. In the report (attached) we looked at: –… Read More What Happens Next 2015 Report