Are you disabled, neurodivergent or do you have a long-term health condition?
Disability History Month begins this week (16 November- 16 December) and LJMU has a range of events, careers advice sessions and support available for students.
Your future career
Student Futures has a range of drop ins where you can access support and resources as well as two virtual events featuring speakers from a range of organisations who will share tips on navigating the recruitment process and employment with a disability or health condition.
Wednesday 16 November/ 7 December, 12:30-2:30pm, Careers Zone, Student Life Building
Employability drop-in for students with a disability, health condition or those who are neurodivergent. Come along at any time between 12.30-2.30pm to chat informally to members of our friendly and approachable team, find out about employability support available and have a look at online resources which have been co-created by disabled and neurodivergent students at LJMU.
Virtual event: 'Talking about Disability – The Employer Perspective'
Tuesday 22 November, 4-5:30pm, online
Ever wondered what the employer side of the conversation is when they are talking to people with disabilities (or those with a health condition/those who are neurodivergent?). Come to this virtual panel event with employers from the private, public and charity sectors to find out more about their perspectives and to ask your own questions too, if you would like to.
Virtual event: 'Disability and Employability' event for LJMU students
Wednesday 30 November, 1:30-3:30pm, online
Virtual event which will include inspirational speakers talking about their own experiences of disability and success in the workplace, plus advice and tips on:
- identifying disability-friendly employers
- sharing information about your disability (or health condition, or that you are neurodivergent) with employers
- your legal rights at work
Book a place at any of these Student Futures careers events.
Get involved at LJMU
LJMU International Day of Persons with a Disability 2022 Event
Friday 2 December, 10am – 12:00pm, UG 17/JMSU space, Student Life Building
Come along to the LJMU International Day of Persons with a Disability 2022 event this December. The event will hosted by LJMU’s Disabled Staff Network and is open to all students and staff.
Student and staff speakers will share their perspective on being neurodivergent/disabled within LJMU and beyond.
Advice and support
Don’t forget if you are disabled, neurodivergent, or have a long-term health condition you can access help and support. From financial support to help in lectures or getting to and from university.
Find out more or contact our Student Advice and Wellbeing Disability Support Team.