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Educational Journey – a Deaf student – Jonathan Ko

Educational Journey – a Deaf student – Jonathan Ko

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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Deaf Learner Spotlight: From the UAE to USA – studying overseas – Zayed Hamad Al Tamimi

Deaf Learner Spotlight: From the UAE to USA – studying overseas – Zayed Hamad Al Tamimi

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

We have the pleasure of introducing a friend of Deaf Unity – Zayed Hamad Altamimi – who wanted to share his experience of being a Deaf Learner in the USA. Originally from the UAE, Zayed […]

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A report on Somali Sign Language and the Somali Deaf Community

A report on Somali Sign Language and the Somali Deaf Community

Published: Aug 3rd, 2018

Amidst the backdrop of war, oppression, struggle, victory, human rights and the rest that makes up the tapestry of Somalia, there is one group for whom the journey into the light is just beginning. Much […]

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Deaf Perspectives on the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Implications for the Saudi Deaf community and how it can be used to empower the Deaf

Deaf Perspectives on the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Implications for the Saudi Deaf community and how it can be used to empower the Deaf

Published: Jul 20th, 2018

The Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 was announced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on April 25, 2016. It is a long-term plan for social, economic and educational reforms for the country. He has explicitly pinpointed […]

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What it Means to be Deaf: A Latinx Perspective

What it Means to be Deaf: A Latinx Perspective

Published: Jul 13th, 2018

When I was five years old, my parents found out I needed hearing aids. They weren’t told I was deaf, Deaf, hard-of-hearing, hearing impaired, or any other label or form of identity. They were simply […]

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ACTUALLY, I AM NOT OKAY! MENTAL HEALTH IN THE DEAF COMMUNITY

ACTUALLY, I AM NOT OKAY! MENTAL HEALTH IN THE DEAF COMMUNITY

Published: May 21st, 2018

Back in May 2016 we published an article entitled How is Deafness Affecting Your Mental Health? The heartfelt responses to the information showed us that mental health in the Deaf Community is a subject that […]

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Hamza Shaikh – Challenges in Higher Education

Hamza Shaikh – Challenges in Higher Education

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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One in six people in the UK have a hearing loss – that’s 11 million potential customers

One in six people in the UK have a hearing loss – that’s 11 million potential customers

Published: Nov 6th, 2017

“One in six people in the UK have a hearing loss – that’s 11 million potential customers.” www.actionhearingloss.org.uk Presentations and engagement Everyday millions of presentations are delivered globally; big decisions are made on these pitches. […]

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First Deaf Graduate Assessment Scheme – A pioneering success with Global Professional Services Firm EY

First Deaf Graduate Assessment Scheme – A pioneering success with Global Professional Services Firm EY

Published: Jun 1st, 2017

On 20 April 2017, Deaf Unity and EY ran a very successful mock Deaf Graduate Assessment Centre at EY’s offices in London. The assessors were very impressed with the performance of the Deaf candidates and […]

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Last chance to apply for the first Deaf Graduate Assessment Centre

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

A few months ago, Deaf Unity announced it’s partnership with global professional services firm, Ernst & Young (EY) to run an innovative mock Deaf Graduate Assessment Centre in London. Taking place in London on 20 […]

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