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Closing the Gap

This event marks the launch of a new University Disability Interest Group for students and staff.

Date/Time: 19 October 2017 10:00 - 19 October 2017 13:30

Venue: Bamburgh Room, Hadrian Building

This free event, open to Newcastle University staff and students, marks the launch of a new University Disability Interest Group.

It will explore:

  • How the experiences of disabled students and staff differ from their non-disabled peers
  • How we can learn from others to improve our accessibility and inclusion, including the Business Disability Forum
  • How the new Disability Interest Group aims to provide a forum for sharing and developing good practice 

The event will include a presentation from Dianne Lightfoot (CEO of the Business Disability Forum), poetry by Sez Thomasin and more to be announced soon. For further details, and to book your place, please visit https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=175981