Getting ready for the world of work includes asking for the adjustments you need

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Interested in Accessibility? Have particular needs as you seek employment? Get yourself clued up this Disability History Month with events from Kent’s Careers and Employability Service and beyond…

Everyone has a legal to employment without being discriminated against because of a disability, or any other protected characteristic. This includes access to physical locations and digital resources and flexibility to help every employee do their job.

How can you best communicate with employers to ensure your needs are met, how can you safeguard your own wellbeing in work, and what opportunities are there for students with disabilities? As part of Disability History Month at Kent, there are several events specifically aimed at helping you find the answers and expertise you need – click the event titles below to find more information and book your place. #DHMKent21

Online Careers & Employability Events:

Externally organised Events:

Follow @UniKentCES on social media for more information on events about employability.

The full programme for #DHMKent21 is available on the Kent Union website, and there is expert support for students with disabilities at Student Support and Wellbeing.

Written by Natalia Crisanti, Student Services staff, 24.11.21

DHM at Kent

The University of Kent and Kent Union are proud to collaborate to raise awareness of the issues people with visible and invisible disabilities face today, and share ideas and opinions both within our community and the wider community to educate, de-stigmatise, and work together for a more inclusive and equal society.

We hope you enjoy the programme and that you use it as a starting point for deeper thought and conversations with your friends and colleagues.

Follow #DHMKent21 on social media for the latest, and if you would like to contribute your experience and perspective to conversations, podcasts or articles on this theme during the month, please email StudentServicesWeb@kent.ac.uk.