Disabled people are around 3 times as likely not to hold any qualifications compared to non-disabled people, and around half as likely to hold a degree-level qualification.
During the pandemic, university communications have often been very long: constantly changing and often fail to mention issues that specifically affect disabled students. It can be difficult to contact staff, many universities are insisting on deadlines being maintained (despite our lives being turned upside down) and there is a lot of uncertainty. You are not alone! See our dedicated COVID-19 page for more information
ComplaintsA guidance document on making university complaints is coming soon. Until then please have a look at our complaints page
- This page on gathering evidence
- Equality Advisory & Support Service: Resources
- These two pages about how to request information regarding what university staff have been saying about you:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusionadvance-he.ac.uk helps you understand the common issues in further and higher education to design inclusive support services, develop accessible campus environments and make everyone feel welcome at your institution.
AccessiblityMeeting accessibility regulations.
Practical resources and advice from Jisc to help you understand and implement the new government legislation.
Models of SupportModels of support for students with disabilities