Tag: Equality and Diversity
A mature nurse student’s journey with dyslexia and dysgraphia
MSc Advancing Practice in Health Visiting student Laura Adam was only diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia at 47-years-old after meeting with the Inclusion Centre team at RGU. She shares her journey from avoiding writing in school to obtaining her first A at university after receiving the support she needed.
How the pharmacy team is supporting international students’ wellbeing
Leila Neshat Mokadem is the Course Leader for RGU‘s MSc Clinical Pharmacy Service Development, a course aimed at international pharmacists who would like to take the next step in their career. But what is unique about the course is Leila’s commitment to students’ wellbeing and the many changes she has made to promote inclusivity.
Finding an inclusive community at RGU – my journey with Asperger Syndrome and dyslexia
Communication Design student Hannah was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and dyslexia as a child, but that never stopped her from dreaming of graduating university. She shares how RGU accepted her and offered support to help her succeed.
My journey being diagnosed with dyslexia and getting support at RGU
Midwifery student Rowanne always suspected she might have learning difficulties, but was unable to find answers at school. After enrolling at RGU, she was quickly diagnosed with dyslexia after reaching out to the Inclusion Centre. Read more about Rowanne’s experience of receiving support at the university.
Celebrating neurodiversity at RGU: My journey with dyslexia
RGU installed 25 multi-coloured umbrellas on campus as part of a project ran by Aberdeen Inspired in partnership with the ADHD Foundation to raise awareness of the “umbrella” term of neurodiversity. To celebrate inclusivity at RGU, we spoke to Hannah, an alumna who was diagnosed with dyslexia after reaching out for support at the university.…