Introduction I have been hearing impaired since birth and need hearing aids in both my ears. Although hearing aids are very useful, they still can’t pick up everything and it’s a daily struggle. I don’t like being in situations in… Continue Reading →
Overcoming Challenges Being deaf is a part of my identity and it is something that makes me, me. In life, I have been faced with many challenges, particularly with communication and this has become much more apparent during Covid-19. The… Continue Reading →
Diagnosis When I was first informed that I would require hearing aids in 2017, I was surprised as I hadn’t realised my hearing had deteriorated so much. I had just assumed that people spoke quietly and that I wasn’t paying… Continue Reading →
Higher education (and international education) is an exciting opportunity to study and experience cultural exchanges, see and explore a new country, enjoy the different seasons, cuisines, hear and speak new languages and open your mind to the limitless possibilities of… Continue Reading →
5 -11 October 2020 marks Dyslexia Awareness Week. To find out how you can get involved, please visit the British Dyslexia Association website. Megan McCluskey – First year Criminology and Law I have dyscalculia, which is a specific learning difficulty… Continue Reading →
In this blog, postgraduate student Priya Rawal (MBA) shares her essentials for any international student coming to study at the University of Stirling. As you eagerly await this new and exciting journey of studying in Scotland, I’m sure you’re looking, eating,… Continue Reading →
Emily shares her experience of applying to study through clearing as well as some of her top tips of those who may find themselves in a similar situation.