There are several sources of support for third level students with disabilities. As well as your on-campus and faculty supports, one of the most important is AHEAD (Association for Higher Education Access and Disability).
Bryan Durkan, Principal Consultant with HRM Recruitment, shares his insights on how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) candidates can excel at interview. As a recruiter with years of experience headhunting top talent, Bryan knows a thing or two about interviews and what to expect.
Eimear Noelle O’Reilly, Programme Officer for Diversity Champions at the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN), looks at what being an inclusive company really means and how diversity and inclusion can benefit both employees and companies.
Disclosing your disability in your job application could be a positive move.
- Equality Authority (Republic of Ireland)
- Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
- AHEAD (Association for Higher Education Access and Disability): provides information for students and graduates with disabilities.
- GET AHEAD blog: the National Forum of Graduates with Disabilities
- Diversity Champions Programme: A GLEN programme focused on delivering positive workplace change for the LGBT community in Ireland
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