Recently, I was contacted by a reporter from BuzzFeed UK regarding issues that I have had in University over my foundation year, as she had seen my blog posts regarding discrimination.
It was a very hard piece for me to contribute towards, as it meant dragging up all of my emotions linked to my deafness… but I felt it was a worthwhile cause.
Continue reading “BuzzFeed UK Post on University Issues”
So, my foundation year at university is complete. It’s not been easy, and I’ve hit many access issues along the way – but I’ve come out stronger. Continue reading “Reflecting on my past year at University”
Firstly, let me say that this was my first ever event of this type that I’d been to … I’d never been to one before, you’ll see why further down.
So, for the first time ever, I’ve gone to an event and actually felt included. It was the Heroes & Villains Fan Fest event in London (their first time at putting HVFF on in the UK). They had both captions and interpreters. Continue reading “Heroes & Villains Fan Fest 2017”
Companies shouldn’t be allowed to inspect the Facebook and Twitter accounts of prospective job candidates, unless there is an appropriate “legal ground” for doing so, a European group dedicated to data protection has ruled. Continue reading “EU tells companies to stop stalking their employees’ Facebooks”
So, I’m currently at the Adept UK conference in bonnie Scotland. During one of the presentations, recorded lectures was very briefly touched upon, and how will it be made accessible to d/Deaf or HoH students. Coincidentally, I was asked very recently by UCLan for my views on the topic, which I wrote a four page long report. I had initially planned to release the report tonight; but now is a good enough time as any. Continue reading “The impact of learning events being recorded”