Disability, My Life, Student Life

Student Elections At University

Standing up for what’s right and for what I believe in has always been the top of my priorities as I have grown up, I believe in equal chances and equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of ability. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth, affecting all four of my limbs and causes me to use… Continue reading Student Elections At University

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Love & Loss: A Collection of Short Stories

Sitting here, holding my first published book feels surreal; I have dreamed of being a writer since I was young, writing stories on whichever idea came to my head, building it into something bigger. But never did imagine that I would be given the opportunity to get a number of my stories published. At De… Continue reading Love & Loss: A Collection of Short Stories

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Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

Hi guys, It's Shannon from Little Sea Bear.  My friend, Sophie, asked me to write this awhile ago and I nearly forgot but thankfully, as I sat here, trying to think what to write, spoke to dad about it and asked online, Sophie's request shot back to mind. Sophie and I decided it should be… Continue reading Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

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Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

I can’t believe it has been 8 years since I received my GCSE results, 5 years since I received my A-Level results and 2 years since I graduated from university with a BA in Journalism. But after all that hard work of revision, coursework deadlines and research assignments, I’m still unemployed. Why? I don’t know! […]… Continue reading Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

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12 Key Tips to help you complete that dissertation: Guest Post by Urszula — Little Sea Bear

Written by Urszula with contribution from other students Edited by Shannon While many people today are getting there #Ucas results, ready to start university—good luck everyone and congratulations to @lilymay23024 on her results— many other students are preparing for their dissertation. 2,733 more words via 12 Key Tips to help you complete that dissertation: Guest Post… Continue reading 12 Key Tips to help you complete that dissertation: Guest Post by Urszula — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Ignorance About Disability

I have had Cerebral Palsy since I was born and have faced many difficulties and challenges in my life, but the biggest difficulty of them all is to overcome the ignorance of people surrounding everything disabled. Here are five points that I think ignorance about disability circulates. There are many more points which I could… Continue reading Ignorance About Disability

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Christmas Lights Switch On, Leicester 2018

Up until this year, I had not yet been on the Christmas lights switch on in Highcross Leicester, but this year, I really felt in the Christmas mood so I went. The event was on 22nd November, so it was n’t quite December, but I found this perfect timing, it had been a long and… Continue reading Christmas Lights Switch On, Leicester 2018