Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Closing the Gap

Date/Time: 19th October, 10:30 to 13:00

Venue: The Bamburgh Room, Hadrian Building

This event, marking the launch of a new University Disability Interest Group (DIG) for students and staff, 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


Accessibility Information

The venue is wheelchair accessible and equipped with assistive hearing systems.

The Event will be live captioned. (Please let us know on the registration form if you may want to access this service, so that further details can be provided to you prior to the event.)

There is accessible parking outside of the venue.

There will also be a break-out, respite space available, as well as staff on hand to assist with any requirements on the day.