Our Careers Service have a wide range of resources available which are specifically written for students with a disability or long-term health condition. These guides cover disclosure, communicating your strengths and the job application process.
How to be Open - Practical steps to be open with an employer about a disability in order to get the adjustments you need.
Benefits of Being Open - Got a disability or long term health condition? Here's why you should be open! An essential guide to help you understand the benefits of being open with an employer.
Disability and Disclosure – Overview of the pro’s and cons of disclosure
Demonstrate Your Strengths
Embracing Your Strengths - Explore the additional strengths you have gained through managing a disability and how you can make your disability a ‘plus’ when applying to jobs
Communicating Your Strengths - Demonstrate how your strengths gained through having a disability relate to the role and set you apart from competition.
Applying with a Disability - The no-sweat guide to completing job application forms and accounting for disability related differences on your CV.
Perform Your Best and Ace the Recruitment Process - Top tips on how to manage your disability and perform your best in psychometric tests, interviews and assessment centres
Recruitment Process Adjustments - A guide to reasonable adjustments and requesting support in the recruitment process.
Writing Cover Letters - Stand out for the right reasons: Advice on writing cover letters regarding disability and long-term health conditions.