Careers staff at Cardiff Metropolitan University offer a wide range of support services to students with physical and sensory disabilities, mental health problems and specific learning difficulties. We do our best to respond to individual needs so please ask for assistance.
There are many students at University with a variety of disabilities, but one common concern of these students is whether their disability will be a barrier to them when they finish their studies and try and get a job.
All areas used by Career Development Services are now accessible by wheelchair.
Book an appointment with a Career Adviser via CareerHub, use your student log in.
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 029 2041 6333 For Minicom Tel: 029 2041 6465
Cardiff Metropolitan University Disability Service
The Disability Service is part of Student Services based at the Llandaff campus. The team work with individual students across each of the four campuses to identify issues relating to disability/dyslexia or long-term medical condition, offering advice and support on all matters relating to your time at University.
Cardiff Metropolitan University Career Development Services welcome the opportunity to meet prospective students to discuss the career implications of their course choice.
We work closely with the Cardiff Metropolitan University Disability Service, who in turn liaise with Admissions tutors to aid your transition to Higher Education.
Where it is not possible for a student to access careers information in its standard format we will do our best to ensure that the material is made available in a more appropriate format. Please discuss your individual needs with us.
Disclosing Your Disability
The decision of how and when to disclose a disability to an employer is one of concern to many students. There are arguments both for and against disclosure, and how to go about it. However it is very important that you consider all the factors involved when contacting prospective employers . For further information visit TARGET Jobs equality and diversity page.
www.asc-cymru.org - Supporting adults with an autism spectrum condition to access a wide range of advice and employment support.
www.blindinbusiness.co.uk/ - Help blind and partially sighted people into work through Training and Employment Services.
www.remploy.co.uk/ - Remploy work with you to identify positions that best match what you want from a job.
www.scope.org.uk/ - Offering advice and employment support.
www.shaw-trust.org.uk/ - Supporting sustained employment and independent living.