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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Disability Services, Student Engagement, Webinars posted: Sep, 17th 2020

Higher Ed Accessibility in 2020  

The month of September not only marks the start of a new fall term, but it’s also International Deaf Awareness Month. First observed in the late 1950s by the World Federation of the Deaf, the month culminates in International Week of the Deaf, which is “dedicated to promoting a greater understand, and celebration, of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 15th 2020

University of Derby Supports Student Journeys with CareerHub

Prior to becoming the Service Manager for Careers and Employment at the University of Derby, Clare Holden’s background was in library service. Her experience as a librarian made her keen on developing digital skills and delivering informative webinars online. When she moved into a careers role in March 2019, one of the first projects she […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Best Practices, Career Services, Tips and Tricks posted: Sep, 10th 2020

The New Normal for UK Careers Staff  

The uprooting of COVID-19 on traditional campus life means that career services staff have had to move away from traditional methods of delivery and messaging. For career services staff that has meant moving all career counseling online and providing hosting webinars with students on how to navigate their online job board, setting up mock interviews, and learning how to navigate online web platforms. This […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 7th 2020

Manchester Met Doubles Employer Engagement with CareerHub

Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met)’s Careers & Employability team held their first virtual careers fair through the use of Symplicity CareerHub back in July and the feedback they received following the two-day event was very positive. David Ebden, Information and Communications Manager, and colleagues in the team spent six weeks planning for the event and […]


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By Alana Ripy in Student Conduct, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 3rd 2020

University of Derby Utilises CareerHub for Student Wellbeing

Supporting student wellbeing and mental health has always been important to higher education institutions, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made institutions around the world even more focused on student support. The University of Derby was especially keen on providing student support when their campus first went into lockdown on March 24th and was able to […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Best Practices, Student Conduct posted: Aug, 31st 2020

How UK Universities Can Support Student Mental Health

As many UK universities in March went into lockdown teaching and student services started to be provided remotely and in lieu of face-to-face interaction many students experienced mental health challenges. From increased levels of anxiety, depression, and stress, students across the UK were finding it challenging to know where to turn for campus support and […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Announcements, Career Services, CSM posted: Aug, 26th 2020

CSM Clients Top the List of Princeton Review Ranking

This month, the annual Princeton Review ranking of the Top 200 Best University Career Services from across the country was released, and Symplicity is thrilled that the list includes many Symplicity CSM clients! Congratulations to all of our Symplicity CSM clients that made this nationally ranked list, specifically those that broke through the Top 20 […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase, Virtual Career Fair posted: Aug, 25th 2020

CSU’s Virtual Career Fair Delivers Career Outcomes

For Clayton State University (CSU), the Career Services Office always held their part-time job fair on the second day of classes during the fall semester. When the COVID-19 pandemic was still a huge concern in June, Bridgette McDonald, Director of Career Services, and Charles Howard, Assistant Director of Career Services, went to the Symplicity support […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Disability Services posted: Aug, 19th 2020

How COVID-19 is Highlighting the Needs of Disabled Students in the UK

As UK universities went into lockdown in the outset of COVID-19, UK Universities scrambled to provide students with a way to study and engage away from campus by utilising technology for remote learning. Now, nearly six months into the new normal of remote learning, it is becoming evident that universities have the capacity to offer […]


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By Alana Ripy in Disability Services, Events posted: Aug, 18th 2020

Conference Recap: Accommodate Symposium 20

Last month, we held our first ever virtual Accommodate Symposium! The two-day event took place on July 7th – 8th with a total of 140 attendees, representing 79 institutions worldwide. Although we were disappointed that we couldn’t meet with our clients in person this year, we were thrilled to have the largest Accommodate Symposium turnout! […]


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