UCC hosts disability awareness week
Disability Awareness Week to increase awareness of challenges faced by disabled in Ireland
UCC Students Union has this week launched its disability awareness week, it’s first ever official week dedicated to increasing awareness of the challenges disabled students face on campus.
A wheelchair basketball match got underway in the Mardyke Arena half an hour ago, while a talk on the “Impact of disability laws on the third level education sector in Ireland” will take
place Thursday evening.
UCC Students’ Union’s Disability Rights Officer Antonia Virovska said that the Students Union was ‘delighted to have organised this week as we believe that the issue of disability in its various forms is something that needs to be discussed more openly. With this week, we hope to increase awareness around this issue. ’