Articles & Interviews
There’s a worryingly low number of deaf Students in higher education. At Deaf Unity, our mission is to change this, and provide the support and empowerment deaf learners need to pursue the education they want. Find out more about our FREE information days taking place soon!
We interview the founders of the fantastic organisation, VoluntEars which provides specialist, once-in-a-lifetime volunteer trips overseas for the D/deaf & hard of hearing.
Penny Beschizza is Deaf Unity’s appointed trainer for our Motivating & Inspiring Young Deaf Learners mentor training days. We find out more about her background working with the deaf community and how she hopes to make a difference.
Anxiety is a common problem for people with deafness. In this article, nutritionist Jeanann Doyle shares her advice on looking after your emotional well-being through diet and nutrition.
Have you ever considered how being a mentor could benefit YOU? We explore the top reasons why becoming a mentor could be a life changing experience – not only for the mentee, but you as well!
One anonymous writer talks about their (frustrating) experience trying to find employment through the job centre and employment agencies, and encourages other deaf people to keep on trying when the going gets tough.
Our editor, Tamara reveals her difficulties with tinnitus, and how she’s learned to cope and see the positive side to living with this challenging condition…
Deaf blogger, Ellie Parfitt explores her frustrations with the world of cinema, and how the severe lack of subtitled film showings continues to be a major obstacle for the deaf community.
We interview Julie McElroy who, despite her hearing loss and Cerebral Palsy, has soared through higher education. She also has a number of achievements under her belt as a Scottish campaigner.