The news page is where we post all of our articles, blogs, interviews and columns. We write for all sort of publications, both for professional and students, as well as appearing in the national press. If you would like to interview us, or would like us to write a piece for you, do get in touch via: info@citydisabilities.org.uk

Free careers advice for students – today at Lancaster Uni

Today we are speaking to students with disabilities and long term health conditions at Lancaster Uni. In particular we will be covering: how to do well in an interview; how to discuss your disability at interview; whether to disclose a disability and if so how, and the transferable skills you learn when you live with a

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Interesting new project called “Proved Possible”

Mentors and Mentees may be interested in this new project: “Proved Possible” is a new online database recording the experiences of people with disabilities or long term health conditions within education and the workplace. The aim is to create a trustworthy online resource to be used by people with disabilities, their educators and their employers.

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Change100 at Leonard Cheshire

The charity Leonard Cheshire runs a programme for students with disabilities to find them a paid three month summer placement, as well as ongoing career mentoring. The programme is called Change100. Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented students with disabilities and long term health conditions. It also aims to broaden the public’s understanding

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Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings to all our mentees and mentors. Thank you for your hard work, your support and your generosity with your time over the past year. We are proud of what you have all achieved, and we look forward to working with you all next year. Our offices are closed now until the morning of

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Interview in Legal Cheek

Robert was interviewed this week by Legal Cheek – click here to read his views on whether City law firms really are committed to diversity and the inclusion of employees with disabilities.

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StageTEXT Captioning Awareness Week

Twelve months ago StageTEXT arranged its first ever “Captioning Awareness Week”. Many people responded by bringing both the CAW and StageTEXT’s work to the attention of family, friends, neighbours, colleagues or contacts. Such was the response that this week is the second Captioning Awareness Week, which has already gained considerable attention. The Stage published an editorial last

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Hearing Loss Networking Evening – 17th November

A new hearing loss social networking group is being created by one of our founder mentors, Warren Stapley. The event is designed for people with a hearing loss to meet others in the same situation and share knowledge, thoughts and ideas of how to overcome barriers of having a hearing loss in a hearing world.

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