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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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