Disability, My Life, Student Life

#DMUAble Initiative

Following the decision of the re-election at DMU and having the disability representative role taken off me. I was greatly hurt and disappointed that I had worked so hard and I no longer had the position and lost confidence in the University. All summer, I have constantly been watchful of my emails to see if… Continue reading #DMUAble Initiative

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My Life, Student Life

My Third Year University Deadlines

Now having been is lectures and workshops for a few weeks I have finally found and compacted all of my deadlines into a single place. Practical Journalism 3 ONE LIFE FEATURE This is a fancy title for writing a profiling piece on someone who has achieved a lot in their lives or has had something… Continue reading My Third Year University Deadlines

Disability, My Life, Student Life

10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

“It’s the most scariest time of the year, with the kids trick or treating and monsters appearing that will bring us to fear, it’s the most scariest time of the year! 👻💀☠️🤡👽👾🧟‍♂️🧛‍♂️👿🧙‍♂️🎃” Yes Halloween is here again but it isn’t all about ghosts, vampires, zombies and monsters. Just trying to live a daily life as […]… Continue reading 10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life, Student Life

At University with a Disability – Hiring Carers – Round 3

The new academic year at De Montfort University is here once more. This time I'm going into my third year... Once again, the search was on for a PA/carer to assist me through the third year and hopefully shape my experience throughout the academic terms 2018-2019; so, I am able to graduate at the end… Continue reading At University with a Disability – Hiring Carers – Round 3

My Life, Student Life

Producer Application – Demon Chart Show

Having presented on Demon FM for two years and had experience of presenting on two different strands, I wanted to try something different. Being on the radio and involved more in the media has always been an aspiration of mine. Over the years, I have always been aiming towards a career in radio, but I… Continue reading Producer Application – Demon Chart Show

Disability, My Life, Student Life

De Montfort University – Student Elections 2018

After much debate and battling with myself, I decided to run as a candidate for the Disability Representative role at De Montfort University’s Student Union.  If I won, I would be the representative for the next academic year, 2018-2019… Or that was the theory. I have congenital Cerebral Palsy which affects three of my limbs—known… Continue reading De Montfort University – Student Elections 2018