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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

Virtual Therapy Dogs
20th January 2pm - 3pm
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Come along to the virtual dog therapy session
Disability History Month Cont. Icebreaker
25th January 3pm - 4:30pm
Online Icebreaker
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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. 
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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. 
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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

November's Society of the Month winners are WOMEN IN ENGINGEERING

Congratulations to our Society of the Month for November - Women in Engineering (WES). WES have been excellent so far this year, super organised with Campaigns, online social nights and Employability events, not to mention creating their own podcast. Read on to learn more.

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.

Wearing a Face Covering on Campus ...

We want to ensure that all staff & students feel comfortable on campus during this time... It’s important to remember that there are circumstances where people may not be able to wear a face covering and are face mask exempt. Read on to see our guidance on face coverings, and how we're helping to raise awareness of exemptions with our 'Face Covering Exempt' badges for students, to ensure a safe, and kind campus for everyone.

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.

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How LGBTQ+ Inclusive is your University? Take part in our survey!

Tell us about your experiences and perceptions of LGBTQ+ inclusion at uni! We are looking for Coventry University and CU Coventry Undergraduate students of all genders and sexualities over the age of 18 who have completed at least one year of study to tell us anonymously about their experiences. Find out more and take part in our research survey!

 
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