28 May 2014
We are delighted to announce the winners of the Google EMEA Students with Disabilities Scholarships 2014. Google, in partnershhip with EmployAbility, as part of their ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, provide scholarships to encourage disabled students to excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders.
Please join us in congratulating the following recipients, along with the universities they attend:
- Tomer Ashur, KU Leuven, Belgium
- Zafeirios Fountas, Imperial College London, UK
- Cristian Hanca, West University of Timisoara, Romania
- Tim in ‘t Veld, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
- Reuben Kirkham, Newcastle University, UK
- Thomas Ladyman, University of Southampton, UK
- Mark Pavlyukovskyy, University of Oxford, UK
- Mikhail Sbitnev, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
- Nathan Schagen, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands
- Azra Tayyebi ,University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Each scholar will receive 7,000 Euros to help them with their studies for the 2014/2015 academic year. All scholars have been selected based on their passion for computer science, academic achievement, leadership, and technical accomplishments.
For queries about the 2015 scholarships, please get in touch with us at email@example.com
23 May 2013
We are extremely proud to announce that EmployAbility’s Founder and Managing Director Tab Ahmad has won the prestigious Asian Women of Achievement Award! The Awards, held at the Hilton London on Park Lane on Wednesday 15th May, showcased some of the most inspirational women of this generation. Cherie Blair, Sarah Ferguson and HRH Princess Badiya […]
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02 Oct 2012
On Thursday 20th September 2012, the brightest stars in Diversity came out to attend the European Diversity Awards, which were held in London. The European Diversity Awards are held to celebrate those organisations and individuals that have shown innovation, creativity and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion during the year. EmployAbility is pleased to be […]
Read more about Our managing director Tab Ahmad, judge at the 2012 European Diversity Awards
26 Apr 2012
The EmployAbility Skills Workshops offer a unique opportunity to gain essential and practical tips and guidance on how to write effective application forms and CVs, how to succeed at interviews and assessment centres. Don’t miss the opportunity to benefit from these valuable interactive skills sessions. Please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as […]
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13 Dec 2011
We are delighted to be partnering with the EDA for the 2012 awards.
Now in their second year, the EDA celebrate and reward those organizations and individuals who have shown outstanding commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. RBS themselves celebrated a double win at the 2011 event, winning the Boutique Marketing – Marketing Campaign of the Year Award, while CEO Chris Sullivan accepted the accolade for the Abercrombie & Fitch Diversity Champion of the Year.
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09 Nov 2011
On Wednesday 9 November, in partnership with Google, EmployAbility inaugurated the Google TechAbility programme – this is the first programme dedicated to hiring disabled engineers in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and marks a significant milestone for Google’s disability strategy.
Read more about TechAbility London – 9 November 2011
14 Sep 2011
AGCAS Conference 2011: As experts in the field of disability and employment, EmployAbility will be presenting a workshop to help HE Careers Advisers in advising on the recruitment of disabled graduates.
Read more about AGCAS Biennial Conference 2011
20 Jul 2011
Inventor and dyslexic Tom Pellereau was named the winner of The Apprentice UK, crediting his dyslexia as a contributing factor in his amazing win, calling it a “massive positive.”
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08 Jun 2011
The article quotes Tab Ahmad, Managing Director & Founder of EmployAbility, who highlighted the benefits of recruiting from the widest pool of talent to create more diverse teams, which produce more innovative solutions. The piece also mentions the barriers that disabled job applicants face, which many employers are unaware of.
The complete article can be viewed on the FT website http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/86e38e22-9095-11e0-9531-00144feab49a.html#ixzz1OnJ2Pj9o
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25 May 2011
Our Spring Newsletter highlights, along with our regular features and news, current internship and graduate programmes, skills workshops, recruitment fairs we are attending this summer, and the EmployAbility Ambassador Programme.
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20 Mar 2011
A recent report published by the Equality Challenge Unit, gives an encouraging insight into the progress being made by higher education institutions over recent years with regard to equality legislation and best practice. The number of staff and students who feel able to declare a disability has continued to increase, testament to the work institutions […]
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16 Nov 2010
There is a new service to the UK: remote text for hearing impaired people. It offers the opportunity for a deaf person to be given captions over the internet or streamed to their phone and costs £70 an hour for verbatim captions and £50 an hour for precis. Ideal for interviews, seminars, work meetings and […]
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26 Oct 2010
EmployAbility win the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010 in the Best Graduate Recruitment Partner category. Other participants in the awards included; Sainsbury’s, L’Oreal, Pareto Law amongst others. This award was given to EmployAbility for the successful work we do in helping talented students and graduates obtain roles with top graduate employers, who might otherwise have […]
Read more about EmployAbility – Best Graduate Partner 2010!