Archive for ‘Community’ Category

International Sign Language…? (News Item)

Published: Sep 24th, 2019

“Why aren’t all sign languages the same?”   ‌“It would be easier if everyone signed the same language”   ‌“Oh good, there is an international sign language” Reading through social media this week, these are […]

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Deaf Spaces in the Workplace conference in York St John University (News Item)

Published: Apr 1st, 2019

On Saturday 23 February 2019, over 80 people came to York St John University ( (YSJU), in York, to watch four signing deaf academics present their research findings about deaf people in the workplace. The […]

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Educational Journey – a Deaf student – Jonathan Ko (News Item)

Published: Sep 25th, 2018

Spotlight: Deaf Learner – Jonathan Ko – we are pleased to share yet another profile of an inspirational Deaf graduate who has maintained a positive attitude throughout his studies. Here he gives some practical advice […]

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Hamza Shaikh – Challenges in Higher Education (News Item)

Published: Mar 14th, 2018

We would like to introduce everyone to a friend of Deaf Unity: Hamza Shaikh. Here he tells us more about himself, the challenges he has faced in Higher Education and his successes as a motivated […]

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Writers Wanted for Deaf Unity (News Item)

Published: Dec 10th, 2015

Deaf Unity is looking for writers to contribute to its Articles & Interviews section. If you’re deaf or hard of hearing or work within the deaf community, we welcome your ideas and contributions to help […]

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First Deaf Leadership Development Course from mainstream industry (News Item)

Published: Feb 5th, 2015

Ernst and Young, a leading accountancy firm has become the first mainstream employer to run a leadership development course specifically for deaf people. The Business Disability Forum and Deaf Unity, a deaf-lead learning and development […]

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Deaf Unity and Oxford Model United Nations Conference Success (News Item)

Published: Nov 28th, 2014

In partnership with Deaf Unity, the first deaf friendly Oxford Model United Nations was held in October.

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Deaf Unity at the CIPD Annual People Awards (News Item)

Published: Oct 1st, 2014

Deaf Unity represented the deaf community at the CIPD People Awards on 30th September 2014.

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Deaf Unity: The First Deaf Model United Nations Conference (News Item)

Published: Jul 22nd, 2014

Deaf Unity announces that it has joined forces with Oxford International Model United Nations to promote 15 delegate places for deaf people to take part in one of the Oxford International Model United Nations (OxIMUN) conferences.

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Abdi Gas Featured In British Deaf News (News Item)

Published: Jun 2nd, 2014

Our CEO Abdi Gas has been interviewed and featured in this month’s British Deaf News, the British Deaf Association’s magazine for their members.

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