Academic careers / jobs:

University College Union (UCU) – Trade Union representing academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, managers, administrators, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates in universities, colleges, prisons, adult education and training organisations across the UK

UK Research and Innovation – Umbrella organisation, bringing together Arts and Humanities Research Council; Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; Economic and Social Research Council; Innovate UK; Medical Research Council; Natural Environment Research Council; Research England; and Science and Technology Facilities Council.

Links for disabled university staff / staff experiencing long term health conditions:

Access to Work – UK Government support with accessing employment

Advance HE – Disability Legislation: practical guidance for academic staff

NADSN – the UK National Association of Disabled Staff Networks

Chronically Academic – A global network of academics with disabilities and chronic conditions

Condition-specific support websites:

Eve Appeal – charity raises awareness and funds research into the five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal.

Endometriosis UK – A charity providing support services, information and community for those affected by endometriosis.

Other helpful links:

Citizen’s Advice – Free service offering support regarding legal rights

Shelter – Charity providing advice and support relating to housing

STUC – Accessibility Guide, advice on creating accessible websites and social media sites.