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Mahnoor Sultan: “It wasn’t until I opened up about my hearing loss that I was able to overcome it”

October 13, 2014


“Sorry? I couldn’t hear what you just said. Mind repeating that again this time?” “Wait. Could you switch off the […]

Victoria Williams: 5 tips for universities supporting Deaf students

September 5, 2014


The nights are getting darker, and X-factor is about to begin, signalling the end of the summer and the beginning […]

Joseph Santini: How Deaf students can avoid isolation when they first start university or college

August 27, 2014


Gallaudet University is the world’s only liberal arts university for Deaf people. It’s a wonderful place, and definitely more accessible for […]

Who cares about deaf students in higher education? A notetaker’s (anonymous) perspective

April 29, 2014


Below is an anonymous article by a notetaker who works with deaf students in higher education. Sometimes, stuck between a […]

Meet: The Chair of the United Kingdom Deaf Students’ Union, Shauna Flannigan

January 22, 2014

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United Kingdom Deaf Students Union – UKDSU for short – is hosting their first ever event within the UK! Asher […]

Deaf News: Disabled Student Allowance caps stop deaf students getting right support, charity says

July 4, 2013


Present caps on the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) mean that Deaf, hard of hearing and disabled students are not receiving […]

Ni Gallant: Being mocked by a fellow student, and the lessons I learned from it

March 27, 2013


I have to be honest and say that I wasn’t entirely sure about writing this article; I’ve been asked to […]

Ni Gallant: What it’s like to be a deaf student

February 20, 2013


Since September 2012 I’ve been a full time student on a Social Work course at Birmingham City University. I love […]

Asher Woodman-Worrell: How my friend Ben Thomson conquered university

April 25, 2012


I was recently asked by the editor of this site to write an article about my university experiences, after appearing […]