De Montfort Students’ Union will be hosting a free networking event for students with disabilities

By Molly Lee

De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) will be hosting a ‘Breaking Barriers, Disabled Students Network’ event on Friday, May 26.

The networking event will start at 4pm, end at 6pm in the DSU building, and will include speed networking and learning from guest speakers.

Leanne Herbert, Co-Chair of DMU’s Staff Disability and Wellbeing Network, will be one of the guest speakers.

The event aims to give information about life after university and the professional world to students with disabilities.

Organiser, Disabled Students’ Liberation Officer Thomas Norris, said: “I want it to inspire disabled students to get out there.”

Welcoming: Organiser and Disabled Students Liberation Officer, Thomas Norris (left) and Alex Scown, Student Voice Coordinator

This event is a part of DSU’s and DMU’s mission to support the disabled community.

Thomas added: “If you are struggling, reach out to DSU or the disability team.”

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