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Disability and Diversity

Disability

The University of Bedfordshire's Disability and Dyslexia Support Team can offer confidential advice and information on a range of issues.

Further information for students and graduates with disabilities can be found on the following websites:Positive about disabled people

General

  • Disability Jobsite - includes employer database, CV and interview advice
  • DirectGov - employment support and government work schemes
  • EmployAbility - support with the transition from education to employment
  • My Plus Students' Club - specialis careers advice for students with disabilities or long term health conditions - connecting students with employers
  • TargetJobs - understand your rights and when to disclose your circumstances

Mental health difficulties

Sensory impairments

Specific learning difficulties

Diversity

More people from a wider variety of backgrounds are now entering higher education making for a more diverse graduate labour market.

The following organisations offer information and advice for specific groups who are looking for further study or employment:

  • Great With Disability - advice on the whole recruitment process; includes job vacancies
  • The Diversity Group - equality and rights in relation to careers, education and training
  • Stonewall - support for the lesbian, gay and bisexual community
  • NACRO - support for young people who have been involved in crime
  • TargetJobs - information and advice on age, disability, race, gender, ex-offenders
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