Testimonials

Testimonials

MyPlus has been empowering students and graduates with disabilities to find rewarding careers since 2013. If you have a disability or long-term condition* why not take a look at what we have to offer? 

Joining the club for free unlocks everything from our job board for disability confident employers, to our accessible events and our collection of resources designed to help you successfully find the career you want to have.

We think what we have to offer is incredibly valuable in terms of supporting individuals and enriching the workplace with people of all strengths and abilities, however don’t just take our word for it! Read below for quotes from our members who’ve seen a real impact on their job searches through our Students’ Club.

*Disability includes but is not limited to: visual and hearing impairments, mobility impairments, autism, diabetes, epilepsy, dyslexia, dyspraxia, mental health conditions, speech impairments and major illnesses such as cancer and MS

Why we Do What we Do

[Future You] Thank you again for giving me the opportunity to help in the event last week. I kept on saying to the students, I think I got even more from the event than them! I don't think I have ever in my life been with a group of people in the same room that inspired me so much. Pablo, Accenture

[Future You] I thoroughly learnt a lot and had a great experience networking with the firms. I'm usually a shy person but this event has made me come out of my shell and boosted my confidence. Nabeel, BPP

[Future You] I just wanted to write to you to thank you for yesterday’s successful event and to convey my appreciation for your hard work. It was every bit inspiring and motivational, and I really needed it (I think a lot of us did). Sherry, University of Bath

[Future You] It was inspiring to be in that room and meet so many talented and ambitious people with such a broad spectrum of skillsets, challenges and perspectives. Ella, University of Cambridge

MyPlus has helped me significantly in my journey, whether that’s by being confident about myself and my disability, or practically by supporting me in communicating my needs to recruiters and colleagues. Giulia, University of Law

I’d recommend MPSC to anyone feeling that they need to be responsible for their own disability or health condition, because employers are truly on your side. Will, Cardiff University

I would definitely recommend MyPlus to other students! I would not have thought about applying to one of these insight days beforehand because I was not interested in the banking industry, but it was indeed a great experience which inspired me and opened my perspective regarding job prospects. Mihaela Duta

[Explore the Law] “This event was inspiring and reassuring! I now feel much more confident to ask for support in the application process and realise this is simply putting me at a level playing field. It was very useful to hear from disabled employees and realise the type of support available. It was also reassuring to know that there are people similar to me who have done great things in my dream industry." Jack, University of Bristol

The mitigating circumstances webinar has been indispensable in allaying fears surrounding my master's application and for future job applications. Mohammed, KCL

[Investing in Talent] “Thank you, an insightful and eye-opening event. I learned how to excel as a disabled student and feel confident asking for reasonable adjustments. I feel I can excel in a career seeing disabled employees do so." Careers Event Delegate

 

[Future You] "Really eye-opening as to the types of support available! It was a great chance to meet other people who were dealing with the same concerns and shared experiences without any judgment in a really supportive and understanding environment!" Wendy, UCL

[Explore the Law] “I am deeply thankful for these events as they make me feel noticed and valued and give me confidence that I can succeed even with my disability. I particularly enjoyed hearing how firms are going forward with disability acceptance, not just what they are doing in the present. Having a role model of someone who is disabled like myself, who is successful in a field I am interested in, gives me the confidence that I can do it too." Rachel, The Open University

[Investing in Talent] “It is an inspiring experience that I would strongly recommend people to attend.” Careers Event Delegate

 

I would 100% recommend MyPlus Students’ Club to students or recent graduates with a disability... My confidence has improved dramatically and I know that there are employers who recognise the value of disabled employees. Kirsty, Sheffield Hallam University

[Future You] "Getting more information on the recruitment stages for different organisations and how to acknowledge my disability for any application." David, University College of Estate Management

[Explore the Law] “It was useful to hear how candidates navigated the application process and it was helpful that each of the employees had a different disability as it provided a wide scope for advice. It meant that when we asked questions, they could each provide an answer that would cover a range of disabilities." Careers Event Delegate

“As a third-year law student, I never felt able to attend law events. MyPlus gave me the opportunity to attend in an environment where I felt comfortable and able to speak to people like myself." Student, University of Bristol

 

[Explore the Law] “An incredible opportunity that I could not miss, and it was so insightful to understand first-hand how many people deal with things at the workplace and the support in place. It was very well-organised and very inclusive to all different kinds of disabilities." Haneefah, SOAS

[Explore the Law]“It was very encouraging to see that there is a system in place at firms that helps with welcoming everyone. Hearing how much work and thought firms put into this is reassuring. It makes me want to try rather than avoid the challenge all together." Valerio, University of Westminster

[Explore the Law] “Before participating in the event I would never imagine the amount of possibilities and support that individuals in the work place could get with disabilities! This allowed me to really dive into thinking about me as an individual and how to plan for my future!" Careers Event Delegate

[Explore the Law]“An insightful and empowering session. Hearing from a diverse panel meant everyone had a relevant person to gain knowledge from." Laila, SOAS

[Explore the Law] “I thoroughly enjoyed the event and believe it is truly insightful and increases awareness for people with disabilities. Whether it is hidden or not disabilities can impact people’s lives and work. Having that support network can make everyone work to the best of their abilities and develop professionally and personally. It was also reassuring listening to the support available in the application process and during the workplace." Alex, University of Birmingham

[Explore the Law]“The MyPlus team were super inviting and great hosts, they made an effort to interact with everyone. This event was different from other networking events I have been to, in a very refreshing and inclusive way. It is great to hear of other people who might have obstacles in their path to becoming a lawyer as it shows that it can be done." Sophia, College of Legal Practice

[Explore the Law] “An eye-opening and informative event with actionable steps to help disable law students achieve their dreams." Michael, University of Law

[Explore the Law] “I saw living proof that someone with my condition, ADHD, could become a partner in a law firm and succeed. I learned that not only do I not have to be held back by my disability, but I can find ways to make my disability an advantage and contribute in my unique way. I feel more encouraged and hopeful about pursuing a career in commercial law." Shaun, SOAS

[Explore the Law]“A very insightful event, that has been extremely beneficial in understanding the application process and working in a law firm with a disability. It is extremely reassuring to be able to have a career path in law and that those with a disability have a place in a firm. Thank you." Megan, University of Derby

[Explore the Law]Hearing from people with lived experience of having a disability and working in a law firm was invaluable. It was so insightful to hear about people's experiences and know that support is offered. It was so informative and encouraging." Emma, University of Warwick

[Explore the Law] “I really enjoyed meeting and talking to the partner law firms and students!" Nikhil, BPP

[Explore the Law]“Hearing from disabled lawyers has given me the confidence to view my disability not as a limitation but as something that makes me stand out in a positive way, and made me feel empowered." Srishti, University of Oxford

[Explore the Law] “The event was genuinely one of the best disability related events I have ever attended. I am so grateful for the opportunities MyPlus provides, particularly their Explore the Law event. It has given me access to so much information, advice, and encouragement and the event has completely changed my perspective and has made me more eager than ever to submit my applications." Emma, University of Warwick

[Investing in Talent] "Welcoming and insightful. The event was well run and better than I had initially expected. It felt very welcoming and made me realise how much I hide my disability at other company events I have been to where disability wasn't the focus."  Rachel, The Open University

[Explore the Law] “The event was very informative for me, and it's an opportunity where I can enhance my experience and knowledge within disability." Sanam, Brunel University

[Investing in Talent] “Truly insightful and opened up new ways of applying as a neurodiverse student.” Careers Event Delegate

 

[Explore the Law]“It was good to hear that people with disabilities can have accommodations and still pursue a career in law." Nia, Warwick

[Explore the Law]“It was useful to see people who are like me, achieving the things that I am striving to achieve." Careers Event Delegate

[Explore the Law]“Very informative and essential to understanding the mindset of adjustments." Eliza, University of Notthingham

[Explore the Law]“It was an informative and helpful event that made me more comfortable in applying to law firms in the future." Careers Event Delegate

[Explore the Law] “The event gave me more confidence as to how to disclose my disability in an application process, and how I can work with employers to ensure that I am supported." Careers Event Delegate

[Explore the Law]“I have gained knowledge about the work law firms do and also about the way they can accommodate disabled people. I am pleased that the law firms talked to me after the event and gave me the chance to be involved." Chetan, UCL

[Investing in Talent] "I found it helpful to see people with the same conditions as me achieve respectable positions in their career.”  Careers Event Delegate

[Explore the Law]I had always felt like my disability would prevent me from succeeding in a law firm and that law firms specifically select people who do not have my 'weakness'. During the event, I heard from a partner who has the exact same conditions I have (ADHD). Seeing someone like that succeed and hearing from them about how their condition has given them certain advantages has made me feel hopeful about my own prospects." Shaun, SOAS

[Explore the Law] “This event was the first event ever where I didn't have to mask my neurodiversity. Being able to talk to other people with similar conditions and other disabilities was liberating and really helped us feel comfortable. I left the event with a new energy and a strong feeling of wanting to succeed." Valerio, University of Westminster

[Explore the Law] “I felt that disabilities falling under the neurotypical and physical categories were covered well, but I was unsure of who I could ask about having a mental ill health related disability. Having said this, during the networking I managed to speak with Ben Lawson who gave me a lot of insight on this particular area, and that was really helpful." Careers Event Delegate

"The Investing in Talent event at Bank of America was great; it offered invaluable insights into the industry, showcased the bank's commitment to nurturing a diverse and talented workforce and strengthened my confidence, which I believe will significantly enhance the quality of my application.” Zack, University of Bristol

[Explore the Law] “It was fantastic to attend a disability focussed event that gave true advice and assistance on how to help traverse the barriers that are in place for us. By seeing a range of disabled people that have made it into our chosen profession, it is definitely inspiring, and a confidence boost that we can make it too." Michael, University of Law

[Explore the Law]“I enjoyed every part of the event. I found the section where representatives from law firms rotated among tables particularly useful. It is good to have an audience with people from law firms amongst a small group of other students for a fixed period of time. It ensures that we have the opportunity to be seen and heard." Shaun, SOAS

[Investing in Talent] "It was very reassuring to see that having a disability does not hold you back from having a successful career. This was real people with real life examples as to how they navigated their professional career journey. I found it very inspiring that there is support available out there. This helped me feel that I can and should apply for these roles. Thank you for organising a brilliant event. I learnt so much and feel energised to apply for roles in the finance industry." Wasim, UCL

My confidence improved dramatically since attending the disclosure session. It equipped me with the tools to confidently disclose my disability when I apply to firms. Student from the HSF Disability Mentoring Scheme

I don't think I would've had the career I have had, including working for Barclays, UBS and PwC, if I hadn't found MyPlus Students’ Club & your events. A big thank you! Edward, Ares Management

[Explore the Law] “I found it very helpful hearing from disabled employees as it made me realise the extent of support and aid provided by law firms. I also heard stories of how employees with disabilities have faced challenges with their applications and day-to-day work. It shed light on the unique importance of having employees with disabilities in a law firm." Khalisah, Goldsmiths, University of London

[Investing in Talent] “Engaging in stimulating conversations with prospective employers who offered enticing job opportunities has been a valuable experience. Through these interactions, I've had the chance to engage with professionals from various departments within financial institutions, revealing that there is a place for each of us within this industry. It has been interesting to note that we should focus on our strengths in order for us to find the most suitable role." Filippo, LSE

[Investing in Talent] “I really enjoyed just knowing that I wasn't the only person on the planet that struggled with being diagnosed as neurodivergent. It made me more confident at telling people that I am different.”  Jessy, University of Bath

[Explore the Law] “This was a very useful and insightful day as I didn’t realise how much support is out there within the working environment. It made me feel like I shouldn’t let my disability hold me back and just because I need extra support this won’t always stop firms from hiring me. I really enjoyed the experience I’m glad I took this opportunity." Brooke, Derby University

[Investing in Talent] “It was very insightful to hear about the different ways of support they could offer during the recruitment process and the understanding of the disability confident scheme.” Careers Event Delegate

"I have gained immense confidence in standing up for my own needs and a greater understanding of what sorts of adjustments I can ask for during the recruitment process in particular." 2023 Future You delegate

[Investing in Talent] "Hearing from disabled employees not only expanded my perspective on inclusivity but also provided insights that I believe would be especially beneficial in my application to Bank of America, known for its diverse workforce and commitment to accessibility.” Zack, University of Bristol

[Explore the Law] “The team at MyPlus were extremely friendly and welcoming, the team is so lovely and the work they are doing is absolutely fabulous. I'm very grateful for all of their hard work and commitment to everything they do for MyPlus, so a huge thank you to all of you."  Emma, University of Warwick

 

[Future You] "I really enjoyed it overall; I thought it was enlightening to hear from disabled friendly employers and helpful to hear from people in the same position as me with the same disability." Tamsin, University of Bath

Very insightful and unique experience that helped demystify the process of attaining a career in law when you have a disability. Kelsey, University of York

“I hardly have chances to meet with disabled employees at other recruitment events. The Investing in Talent event is a unique opportunity for me to talk to disabled employees directly. It is truly inspiring and encouraged me to ask questions that I might not feel comfortable asking in other events." Careers Event Delegate

 

[Investing in Talent] "I can’t explain how much anxiety and pressure I feel having to deal with my disability in the workplace. It is almost impossible to find any role models around me to look up to for this. I think the most impactful takeaway from the event for me was to see people with disabilities receiving support to allow them to thrive within their companies."  Rachel, The Open University

[Explore the Law]“It was reassuring to hear other stories and that there is a place for those with disabilities. It was extremely helpful knowing that firms take your word for your disability you don’t have to prove yourself." Megan, University of Derby

[Investing in Talent] There's a large difference between hearing about treatment from a recruiter and hearing the actual experiences of treatment from employees - It improves confidence in what was told. Informative and inspirational." George, Warwick Business School

[Future You] "I learnt a lot, and I’m more confident about disclosing my invisible disability to future employers." Dhruvit, Cardiff University

[Investing in Talent] “I realised that my disability does not have any negative effect on my career aspects! Quite the opposite!” Levante, Goldsmiths, University of London

 

Thank you! I really needed this webinar on my disability, my plus. It’s eased a lot of my concerns. Alycia, University of Manchester

[Investing in Talent] “Interacting with disabled employees in the sector I am passionate about helped me change my perspective on my disability - I no longer see it as a weakness, instead, I now view it more objectively and know that my skillset as an individual will outshine my health condition. It was comforting and useful to interact with people who had similar experiences and interests. The entire session was beautifully organised, and I really appreciate the effort you've put into such an important event!”  Munira, University of Exeter

It was great to hear from disabled professionals and to hear what adjustments workplaces were able to make for their employees. It made me confident that I could pursue a career in commercial law. Careers Event Attendee

[Explore the Law]“Incredibly informative and met so many helpful people." Explore the Law Delegate

[Future You] "I really enjoyed the speakers and hearing ways in which to disclose your disability." David, University College of Estate Management

[Investing in Talent] "Be open and share your needs, you don't have to explain your disability." Investing in Talent Delegate

[Future You] "An excellent opportunity to boost confidence and morale when insecurities about your disability and imposter syndrome have hindered you in the past." Aroon, Aston University

"Inspiring optimism and drive to achieve everything I know I’m capable of, the Future You conference was the push I needed to get me back into a commercial mindset and ready for applications." Hala, BPP

[Investing in Talent] "I was glad to see a variety of disabilities being represented, including neurodiversity and physical, as the struggles experienced by them can be quite different. This was good so whatever the disability of the attendees they could have someone who they could relate to in the panel."  Rachel, The Open University

[Investing in Talent] “Very insightful and engaging. The employees provided relevant examples of their conditions that gave me confidence to embrace and disclose my condition as well.” Olu, University of Stirling

 

[Investing in Talent] "The sharing from disabled employees is very motivating indeed.” Jennifer, University of Bath

[Future You] "I felt well represented and it was reassuring to hear my own concerns echoed by other attendees. Seeing others with similar conditions to mine succeeding in their careers and being able to ask employers questions without fear of judgement has made me feel much more confident in applying to large companies."  Hollie, Bath University

[Investing in Talent] “Insightful, refreshing and motivational.” Ilse, University of Cambridge.

Without hesitation I’d recommend the MyPlus Students’ Club to any disabled student. MyPlus has given me the chance to be put on a level playing field. I no longer feel like I’m disadvantaged. Isaac, Oxford Brookes

[Explore the Law] “It was incredibly helpful to hear real-life stories and experiences from employees and understand how working with these firms would be." Explore the Law Student Delegate

"Investing in Talent is a fantastic way for us to meet brilliant students and to go beyond talking about disability inclusion, instead putting our inclusive culture into action by providing real support and advice for candidates." Serena Vaughan, Early Careers Manager, Fidelity International.

"The MyPlus Future You event gave me invaluable insight into the difference it can make when you embrace your disability and disclose it during the requirement process." Kimiko, University of Southampton

[Future You] "One piece of advice really stuck with me from Toni's Confidence and Motivation Session, and that was "if there is never a right time to do something, there is never a wrong time to do it either.”  Delegate, Future You

It was empowering to hear from a disabled lawyer, an often-underrepresented voice present at other graduate events. Chloe, University of York

[Future You] "A great and inspiring event." Charlie, City, University of London

I would definitely recommend joining the club. The advice and connections I’ve made through the club were a huge help in landing my dream job. Student, University of Law, Bloomsbury

[Future You] "An eye-opening event which gave me hope for the future." Melody, University of Manchester

[Explore the Law] “The event overall was a fantastic opportunity to ask really specific questions regarding my disability to law firms in an environment where I felt safe and comfortable to do so. I really enjoyed being able to meet other students with disabilities looking to become solicitors." Charis, KCL

"Future You helped alleviate some of the fears I have about applying to for internships/jobs with a long-term health condition and really improved my confidence networking with people as well." Colin, University of St Andrews

[Explore the Law]“I found it really useful to hear about employee experiences and the adjustments that they had requested during their journey into law. It was insightful as this is information which is not always readily available on graduate recruitment websites. Additionally, it was inspirational to hear from lawyers who have been incredibly successful whilst also having a disability. To be surrounded by people who saw their disability or health condition as an asset rather than as something to hide was really moving." Brighde, University of St. Andrews.

 

The MyPlus website has a plethora of brilliant resources giving advice to disabled students as they look to apply for jobs. Isaac, Oxford Brookes

[Carees Event] It was really helpful and insightful. Esther, Birmingham City University

Thank you both so much for today’s session. Not only did it surpass my expected outcomes but also gave me some much needed inspiration to refresh my disclosure statement. Esther, Bedfordshire University

The event completely changed the way I think about my disability in the workplace. It has helped me to start developing my skills and understanding of how to advocate for myself in a professional work environment. Helen, University of Lancaster

[Explore the Law] “Normally I would be worried about talking about my disability because I'm worried they would think I'm at a disadvantage compared to an able-bodied person and that they would choose them over me just because of my disability. But after hearing what I heard at the event made me feel more confident and comfortable disclosing my disability in the application process and further. It was also an eye-opening with how accepting law firms are to disabled individuals." Anaum, University of Sussex

Future You has been extremely motivating for me, in particular the firms have been truly inclusive and supportive. Filippo, UCL

It was really reassuring that people can have fantastic careers regardless of disabilities. Careers Event Attendee

[Future You] "Really inspiring to see people with disabilities excel in their careers." Matthew, University of Bath

Excellent experience and gave me motivation to apply to some firms I initially didn’t think about. Emilia, University of Law

This informative and insightful event paved the way for an ambitious career. Mickheal-Dean, Birkbeck, University of London

[Future You] "A very empowering event." 2023 Future You Delegate

Attending Explore the Law changed my whole perspective on being transparent in applications and has reflected positively for me, so much so that I have been successful in achieving a Training Contract. Careers Event Attendee

It felt so great to not be alone in this career. My disability has always been treated like a limitation, so to see and chat to so many amazing people that are thriving in my dream career was amazing and such a boost for my confidence. Careers Event Attendee

[Future You] "It was an inspirational event with good networking and helpful people." Muhibb, University of Birmingham

Hearing that there are people in the profession who look and sound like me was motivating, reassuring and inspiring. Nikhil, University of Nottingham

[Future You] "A very insightful, inspiring day, which has made me more open about disclosing my disabilities and knowing what adjustment to ask for." Kit, Bath University

A great opportunity to mix with peers. Paige, Liverpool John Moore's University

I felt incredibly alone in my journey to achieving a position at a bank while living with a disability. After hearing about all of the support that these firms provide, I can now confidently apply, interview, and work for one of these institutions without hesitation. Careers Event Attendee

The event was extremely useful in empowering students with disabilities by demonstrating in practice that disabilities are not a barrier to our success. Tatiana, QMUL

It was useful to hear about various accommodations implemented by disability confident employers as it resonates with your questions and gives you clarity on the ground reality at organisations. Akshitha, University of Kent

I felt it was useful in terms of the practical knowledge of applying to law firms, but it could definitely improve in its diversity of both disabilities and racial groups included in the representatives. Bhamini, University of Leicester

It was brilliant and provided unique insight. Helen, University of Lancaster

The best event that I have ever attended! Holly, University of Edinburgh

A fantastic ‘must attend’ opportunity. I met inspiring role models and cultivated important networks with students and disability-friendly firms! Nikhil, University of Nottingham

I would love to participate in more of these sessions. Akshitha, University of Kent

Thank you for the opportunity. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole event. I would love to attend more events like this. Mickheal-Dean, Birkbeck, University of London

Living with a disability is a testimony to your strength and my limitations are maps to new possibilities and opportunities. Ange, The Open University

I would definitely recommend MyPlus Students' club. It’s a fantastic place to get information and advice, and connect to leading graduate employers. Emma Acheson-Gray

It was particularly helpful to have the opportunity to challenge employers on how they are doing their part to support disabled candidates and staff. Mia, University of Law

Incredibly insightful, motivational, great opportunity to hear from firms directly and develop one’s own disability confidence in the workplace. Hala, University of Kent

The webinars are positive, engaging and informative. Ali, The Open University

The Investing in Talent event opened my eyes to career options that I had not previously felt able to pursue. Max, University of Warwick

I got useful insights from this event which I didn't know before. Now, I'm more confident and authentic about myself than ever before. Thank you for the support and for making it smooth and accessible for me. Mickheal-Dean, Birkbeck, University of London

It was a wonderful event and met a lot of people from big companies. It was nice getting to know their own story which will be helpful for us in future. Ayesha, University of Hertfordshire

Finally getting to hear from disabled and neurodivergent people at top investment and banking firms which are usually not showcased at graduate events. Chloe, University of York

It was great to hear from people who were in the same position as me a number of years ago and this was empowering to hear of their success. Elliot, Durham University

I thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Explore the Law’ event. I especially enjoyed networking with the law firms as well as my peers and have made and developed many professional and personal relationships. Nikhil, University of Nottingham

Empowerment is the key to success. Akshitha, University of Kent

It is inspiring to be surrounded by employers with shared experiences while being more advanced in their professional careers. They displayed conviction, and my advice it to be confident and own your disability. Elijah, Warwick Business School

I think it was a fantastic opportunity to hear from firms and employees on what having a disability in the workplace looks like, as well as receive support and guidance on approaching a disability in the workplace. Nad, KCL

I thought the whole day was excellent...The main benefit was learning that a career in law at an elite city firm is (increasingly) viable for someone on the autism spectrum. Jake, Cambridge University

It was extremely useful to hear about personal experience of employees with disabilities. Tatiana, QMUL

I got some valuable insights and inspiration from experienced professionals which helped me to be authentic and open about my situation. Dean, Birkbeck, University of London

On a daily basis, I almost never hear from professionals with disabilities. Having these discussions made me realise that I can work in these great companies too. In general, it's great to have inspiration and a role model. Marius, University of Westminster

Enjoyed the experience and opportunity to network. Looking forward to more of these. Akshitha, University of Kent

You can make a change when you go through an uncomfortable situation. It is the only way we can grow. It is important to be honest with employers that way we can grow professionally. Ayesha, University of Hertfordshire

I really enjoyed Explore the Law and found it extremely useful. I've been a lot more confident asking firms questions about disability inclusion and adjustments during law fairs and it's really helped me to get a better idea of where to apply. Mia, University of Law

Unexpectedly, genuinely, brilliant. Jake, Cambridge University

The website is welcoming, vibrant and easy to navigate. I am impressed by the number of disability confident organisations featured, as well as all the opportunities provided by these companies. Emma, Student

The Future You Event was amazing. Ayesha, University of Hertfordshire

It was a great informative event. The whole process was brilliant. MyPlus communicated everything from the beginning to the end smoothly. I have received support at every step of the process. Dean, Birkbeck University of London

All the people that were invited and the organisers made the event incredibly informative and inspiring. Marius, University of Westminster

The webinar was extremely useful. It provided a comprehensive, easy-to-follow structure on how best to navigate the oftentimes stressful task of explaining mitigating circumstances during an application process. Student, LSE

Firms were all highlighting their disability inclusion policies and support that is there for employees, smashing the assumption that if you are open about a disability in your application that you will be discriminated against. Baber, Edinburgh

Finding out about disability confident employers and being able to connect with recruiters that dealt with reasonable adjustments didn’t just give me the confidence to be open, I believe it truly levelled the playing field.  Mubariz, Nottingham University

The event was useful because I was able to directly discuss adjustments with recruiters of several banks. It also gave me a unique opportunity to network with current employees at the banks and learn about their work and professional paths. William, ESSEC Business School

The Q&A was a great opportunity to ask for advice and I went away with a much clearer idea of how to draw up my own statement. Student, LSE

Attending Explore the Law has helped to build my confidence to continue on my career path towards being a lawyer at a top London practice.  Will, Warwick University

Attending the event showed me the supportive environment for people with disabilities in investment banking. Sheena, UCL

The webinar was really helpful and I look forward to more in the future. Estelle, University of Cumbria

MyPlus Students' Club provide resources and offer opportunities available for students with employers who see the value in graduates who have developed resilience and tenacity through coping with disabilities and mental health problems. Kirsty, Sheffield Hallam

The guides and resources have given me practical advice about how I express myself in writing to employers. Alpesh, University of Leicester

Having depression and anxiety was not something to be ashamed of, it was part of who I was, and it made me different. I began to think of it as something that I was in control over rather than something that owned me. Mubariz, Nottingham University

I found today's session on mitigating circumstances useful and improved how I frame my thinking on this topic. Esther, Bedfordshire University

I find the case studies and profiles accessible, interesting (inspiring) and reassuring, because they profile very capable talented people landing impressive jobs in spite of their disability. Emma, Student

The hosts were excellent at covering different aspects of the challenges that arise during the recruitment process. Student, LSE

I definitely found MyPlus to be such a great source of information and advice when I was in that transition stage between graduating and working out what my professional career would look like! Emma, Graduate

I just wanted to update you on my career journey and let you know that I am officially a future trainee at Baker McKenzie! Trainee, Baker McKenzie

I would like to give you and your colleagues my deepest gratitude for the mitigating circumstances webinar. It has been indispensable in allaying fears surrounding my master's application and for future job applications. Mohammed Rahman, KCL

I would definitely recommend joining the club. The advice and connections I’ve made through the club were a huge help in landing my dream job. Student, University of Law

Make sure you checkout the MyPlus Students' Club website where you can find advice, information and opportunities! Grebin, BPP Law School

I would definitely recommend MyPlus to other students! The insight day was indeed a great experience which inspired me and opened my perspective regarding job prospects. Mihaela, University of Bath

The Students’ Club shows me that employers actually care about me - and it is a great way of showing who is committed to looking past your disability on paper. Will, University of Exeter

The extensive resources available make the Students' Club an invaluable asset for aspirational disabled students. Will, KCL

MyPlus is a fun, frank and safe space where you can learn about managing disabilities in the real world independently. Grace Hill, The Open University

The MyPlus website has an amazing variety of resources that I am still enjoying exploring - I strongly recommend these! Student, LSE

I found the virtual seminars at the start of the pandemic extremely useful and I am genuinely super grateful to the advice and support given by MyPlus which has really helped in terms of my confidence during my job search. Connor, University of Strathclyde

I have downloaded the MyPlus career guide on the benefits of being open, it was very accessible, clear and fun. I particularly liked the questions at the end of the sections as they were very fun and interactive to get you thinking or writing answers. Grace Hill, The Open University

Thank you to MyPlus Students' Club for organising an amazing day at Baker McKenzie, make sure to check the MyPlus Students' Club website where you can find advice information and opportunities! Grebin Cherian

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