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University is an education in the broadest sense. Our University section will enable you to make the most of your time at University and take advantage of all of the opportunities available to you.
Making the most of your time at University
In this section you can find all the advice and guidance you need as you apply for jobs and prepare for interviews.
In the Recruitment section there is a wealth of information about completing applications forms, online tests, and the various stages in the recruitment. Whilst the Disability section provides advice on how to manage your disability during the recruitment process including information on how to inform an employer of what you require and referring to your disability during an interview.
Managing Your Disability
The Organisations section is where you can find out about various organisations, the opportunities they offer and their individual approach to disability.
Profiles / Stories
It’s always great to hear from those who have been successful.
This section profiles many individuals, working across different industries, at various stages of their careers. Their interviews demonstrate that is possible to have a successful career regardless of whether or not you have a disability. They also illustrate the adjustments that can be made in the workplace.
As Britain's Creative Greenhouse, Channel 4 creates innovative and alternative content which is distributed for free and admired globally. We are a publicly-owned, commercially-funded public service broadcaster, we don't receive any public funding and have a remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive
Our overall role is to champion innovation in TV, film & digital - nurturing and growing new ideas, formats, views and voices, faces, talent, audiences and production companies. We drive growth and create jobs in the UK's creative industries, supporting hundreds of small businesses and our formats are successful all over the world. We are extremely proud of the contribution we make to the British film industry through Fillm4. Since 2004 the 117 Film4 productions have won 32 Oscars and 26 BAFTA's. Our remit ensures that we inspire citizenship, especially among hard to reach audiences. We have a greater impact than any other broadcaster in challenging prejudices, giving diverse viewpoints and inspiring change in people's lives - we're a world leader in bringing diversity into the mainstream.
2016 is our "Year of Disability" at the channel, activity is focused on improving representation and training and development for people with disabilities. <br></br> Off screen we are progressing the careers of 20 disabled people already working in the industry in 20 of our biggest suppliers and internally 50% of our apprentices and 30% of our work experience placements are being offered for people with disabilities.
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- Creative Diversity Network Awards: Siobhan Sinnerton (Special Recognition for Commissioning Award) - Mind Media Awards: My Mad Fat Diary (Tiger Aspect) - Drama Award - Embarrassing Bodies: Live From the Clinic (Maverick TV) Entertainment
(HR recruiters/past graduates share their tips for applicants)
Reassure students that employers are looking for key strengths (beyond disability!) and encourage them to assess their personal qualities against the list of competencies your organisation looks for in their people.
No matter what you're disability. We'll be looking for particular strengths and cognitive abilities – character traits and skills you’ll find in our colleagues all over the business
Students need to know that they will be supported through the recruitment process. What are some of adjustments recruiters can provide? If there is a dedicated contact person, please state their name and contact details.
Read what these graduates have to say about: Their career at Channel 4 Managing disability at work Tips and advice