25th January 2005
DISABLED STUDENT TO COLLECT MASTERS DEGREE
partially sighted mature student at the
Peter worked as food and beverage manager for both the Forte and Regal hotel chains until the disability obstructed his role and he was forced to consider an alternative career.
completed part of his study at
His course was supported by his local Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) which provided assistance and support including a bursary towards his tuition fees. They also provided Peter with computer facilities to ease any difficulties he may have had with completing written examinations.
difficulty of the Masters degree was made even more demanding as Peter also
moved house to
thoroughly enjoyed the course at
“Peter is a very cheerful and positive individual,” said HRM course leader Jennifer Johnson who also supervised Peter’s dissertation. “This is obviously a great and well deserved achievement for him.”
Since completing his course, Peter has been assigned a temporary position as Personnel Officer at North East Lincolnshire Council. He will collect his degree at Lincoln Cathedral at 11.30am on Wednesday 26th January.
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