Free webinar: Inclusive and Accessible Learning and Working with the University of Greenwich

Join our free upcoming webinar on Tuesday 19th July at 1pm BST and learn from the University of Greenwich and AbilityNet on how to support your disabled employees and students in a post Covid world.University of Greenwich’s logo and Ability Net’s logo 

Covid-19 changed the way universities and public sector organisations work. This webinar will show you ways you can respond to create an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment. 

Register your place for the webinar

The webinar will last 60 minutes. We encourage you to register for the webinar even if you're unable to attend live, as both attendees and absentees will receive automated emails linking to the recording and supporting materials. 

Speaking on the webinar will be: Profile image of Dr Melanie Thorley

  • Dr Melanie Thorley from University of Greenwich. Melanie leads the STAART (formerly *AccessAbility) initiative, providing useful information, advice, and guidance to prospective and current university students. 
  • Amy Low, the Service Delivery Director at AbilityNet. Amy provides services and support to a wide range of institutions and organisations to ensure their digital practices are accessible to a wider audience.Profile image of Amy Low

The webinar will also give you the opportunity to ask questions to the panellists. 

The speakers will discuss: 

  • The impact Covid-19 has had on disabled students and staff experiences and expectations in Higher Education settings. 
  • Findings from the recent Disabled Students UK report, ‘Going back is not a choice’ 
  • Examples of initiatives and approaches that can help increase accessibility and inclusion for students and staff. 

Register your place for the webinar 

Further resources

AbilityNet provides a range of free services to help disabled people and older people. If you can afford it, please donate to help us support older and disabled people through technology