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Experiences of students with Autism/Asperger’s at University

05/05/2016

Please enjoy and share these video case studies featuring current undergraduate students with Autism/Asperger’s discussing their experiences of Higher Education at University.

Each uplifting video addresses a different aspect of life at University:

Gary

Gary’s video is an encouraging account of self-discovery and self-confidence as well as the benefits about being open about having Asperger’s.

Jenny

Jenny gives insight into living away from home, becoming independent and effective study strategies for success as a student.

Kelly

Kelly talks about friendships, involvement in activities alongside academic study and study strategies for keeping on track with academic deadlines!

Kieran

An honest account of Kieran’s experiences in relation to starting University, plus some helpful advice for coping with Fresher’s Week!

Steven

As a Masters student, Steven tells of his academic journey into post-graduate study, the value of mentor support and being open about having Asperger’s.

 

These videos were conceived by our Disability Officer, Leanne and produced by Crosscut Media.