Online has its place, but being face-to-face is something else. Being in the same room as someone allows for informal chats, updates, and opportunities to support students directly.
Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which this year has the theme ‘Not All Disabilities Are Visible’. As the Students with Disabilities officer, I thought I would share my experiences of being disabled in an ableist world.
eek was Speak Week! We asked every SRUC student just two questions – “what do you love about SRUC?”, and “if you were in charge, what would you change?” - and allow them to answer in whatever way they feel is right.
October is a lovely autumnal month with lots to look forward to, like crunchy leaves and spooky Halloween activities. Our October was focused on training. We had some difficulties due...
September is when it all happens – we get to welcome back returning students and show the newbies what it is all about. We kept up to date with the EIS/SRUC dispute SRUCSA has an ongoing training plan for this year, so we had lots of that too.
What is happening with the EIS strike at SRUC? There is a dispute between the EIS union and SRUC. These staff members are unhappy because they feel that a previous...
August is a time planning and preparation for the start of term. We are super excited to have student back studying soon and can't wait to meet you all.
In August 1983, I was almost five years old, and I started school, but unlike my classmates I could not write my own name. I could not write it due to a learning disability called dyspraxia. This meant coordinating the pencil was impossible for me.
July is a month of planning and recovery for SRUCSA, we’ve all managed to get a full week of annual leave in to get us ready for a build up towards students returning. We’ve still found time for some little wins.