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Your Officers: Adam Khan & Elizabeth King

We're Adam Khan & Elizabeth King, your Disabled Students Officers for 19/20.

The Disabled Students Community is a space to share your ideas, opinions and concerns about being an Disabled student at Coventry University.

We organise events and campaigns, suggest policy, and do what we can to make Coventry University a better space for Disabled Students.

The Community isn't just for Disabled Students, and it's entirely up to you how involved you want be. If you're passionate about making Coventry University a more inclusive space sign up to our updates to include Disabled Students content in your personalised news and emails.

Upcoming Events

Black History Month: Big Quiz
21st October 7pm - 9pm
Zoom
Come and join us for our Big Black History Month quiz and win some incredible prizes, including a pair of tickets to 'Comedy Shutdown - Black History Month Special 2020'
Black History Month: Open Mic Night
28th October 7pm - 8pm
Instagram
In collaboration with the Acoustic Music Society, we bring you our Instagram Open Mic Night ... Whether it's spoken word, singing, dance - Whatever your talent, the stage is yours...
A Student Audience With Coventry University Senior Leadership Team
30th October 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Ask questions to some of the top decision makers at Coventry University.
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Active Campaigns 20/21

Disability History Month

  • Raise awareness of disability on campus, and highlight our campaigns for change.
  • Celebrate and focus on the history, lives and achievements of people with disabilities.
  • Challenge the stereotypes and stigma people with disabilities face. 

Disability History Month 2019

Today is the start of Disability History Month. Disabled history month begins on... Read this update

Fri 22 Nov 2019
 
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Include Me Campaign

  • Sign the Include Me Pledge and develop a plan of action to create a more accessible campus. 
  • Lobbying the university to resolve ongoing accessibility issues, and to take proactive steps to prevent recurring issues.
  • Improve signage, marketing and facilities across campus to be more inclusive of students with disabilities. 

Disabled Students FAQ's - Starting university...

The Disabled Students Community at CUSU, have spoken with Disability Services to... Read this update

Thu 17 Sep 2020
 
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Disabled Students News & Policy

Meet your next VP Welfare & Inclusion...

...all eight of them! How will they ensure all students are supported whatever their background? What can be done for student parents? And just why should they get your vote?

Civil Service Internship for 1st Year Undergrads

The Civil Service are offering a 1 week expenses paid internship for 1st Year Undergraduates from diverse backgrounds

Quick 5 Minute Survey - Tell us How You Are and Have a Chance to WIn £20 in Amazon Vouchers!

How are you settling in this term? Complete this survey to have your voice heard and influence how universities and students’ unions support you during your studies.

Creative Grants for deaf, disabled, and neurodivergent artists

The Coventry City of Culture Trust is inviting d/Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people who live or regularly work within a CV postcode to apply for ten micro commissions of up to £1,000 each.

Disabled Students FAQ's - Starting university...

The Disabled Students Community at CUSU, have spoken with Disability Services to get the answers to your frequently asked questions, on starting or returning to Coventry University...

BHM Your Story: Chidera on Black Maternal Mortality Rates

In this Black History Month Blog, hear from Chidera, on the topic of racial inequalities in pregnancy and childbirth, as they draw attention to this critical issue.

BHM Your Story: Obinna on Education

In the second our Black History Month Blog series, Obinna discusses why inclusive education is crucial to tackling inequalities, and how Coventry University Students Union aims to improve the education experience of Black Students moving forward...

Here to help you through exam stress

We've compiled a few of the different communities' activities looking after your wellbeing during the exam period.

 
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