Archive for ‘Careers & Education’ Category

Why I’m Studying Wellbeing and How You Can Get Involved (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 16th, 2020

Jessica is training to become a clinical psychologist at Lancaster University in the UK. As part of her training, she’s doing a research project exploring wellbeing in deaf adults, a topic that we currently don’t […]

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Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

After completing my master’s degree I fell into work quite quickly, through a leadership scheme I had been involved in as an undergraduate. The organisation was a charity with a specialism in disability rights and […]

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The Challenges of Being Deaf in the Workplace (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 17th, 2016

Deafness and open plan offices don’t usually mix. In this article Tamara talks about coping with hearing loss at work and the importance of deaf awareness for improving deaf people’s employment prospects…

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Interview with Ernst & Young – Equal Opportunity Employer (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 30th, 2016

We’re proud to announce Ernst & Young will be attending the Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016, so we chat to them about their involvement and their initiatives to support deaf and disabled employees in the workplace…

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Improving Support for Deaf Employees (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 20th, 2016

All employers have a ‘Duty of Care’ to make sure their employees are safe and happy in the workplace. However, this model often neglects the issues faced by d/Deaf and HoH employees who have differing cultural and linguistic identity. This can make communication with colleagues tricky, and can impact their success and fulfilment. Alasdair Grant investigates ways to overcome this…

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Why is it Difficult for Deaf People to Gain Employment and Support? (Article/Interview)

Published: Feb 20th, 2016

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.

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Mandalay School for the Deaf – One Woman’s Kindness Transforms the Lives of Deaf Burmese Children (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 7th, 2015

A heart-warming story of one woman’s determination to change the lives of deaf children in Burma, and how decades on, her legacy lives on in the form of Mandalay School for the Deaf.

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Chichester College: Outstanding Support (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 30th, 2014

Chichester College is one of the sponsors for Deaf Unity’s Deaf Careers Fair, being held on 7th May – they offer outstanding support for deaf students at a college rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Chichester College […]

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Deaf Unity visits RIT/NTID (Article/Interview)

Published: Oct 2nd, 2013

Our CEO Abdi Gas writes about visiting Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf in America.

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First Impressions of Gallaudet University (Article/Interview)

Published: Sep 24th, 2013

Our CEO Abdi Gas writes about his first impressions of Gallaudet University, the first and only Deaf University in the world.

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