What's on and support around disability.
Find out what's on for Disability History Month, from talks and interactive events in Canterbury and Medway. Explore the disability history timeline of progress in disability support and provision at the University of Kent, and watch the series of short films about the experiences of disabled students, staff and alumni.
We researched the library archives to create a visual exhibition showing Kent's progress in disability support.
Students, staff and alumni share their lived experiences of disability and what attitude shifts they'd like to see in these powerful short films.
Kent alumna Chloe Timms is an author and disability activist, and will be presenting her debut novel 'The Seawomen' at a lunchtime talk.
Students, staff and alumni on their lived experience of disability, and ways to reduce stigma and improve inclusion in our Kent community, and beyond.
To access larger or full-screen view, click the name beneath each video. Full transcripts are available at the bottom of this page.
Staff member, Canterbury campus. (2 minutes)
Undergraduate student, Medway campus. (2 minutes 18 seconds)
Staff member, Medway campus. (5 minutes 40 seconds)
Former student. (2 minutes 21 seconds)
Former student. (2 minutes 29 seconds)
Postgraduate student, Canterbury campus. (1 minute 47 seconds)
Staff member, Canterbury campus. (2 minutes 42 seconds)
Student, Canterbury campus. (8 minutes 48 seconds)
2021 Master of Research (MRes) thesis by Kent student Charlotte Aspland.
Research from Kent Law School academics into how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted workplaces for disabled people.
Learn more about disability history and social justice on the UK Disability History Month website.
Check out the Inclusive Employers website for podcasts, events and employment advice.
Watch Elise Roy's TED talk, 'When we design for disability we all benefit'.
On the Gulbenkian site you can filter for audio described, captioned or 'relaxed' showings.
Kent alumni and 2022 honorary graduate Kush Kanodia is a judge for this celebration of Britain’s most influential disabled people and organisations.