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Disabled students feel “completely dehumanised” by last-minute sports fair

Disabled students feel “completely dehumanised” by last-minute sports fair

This year’s sports and societies fairs were meant to be the most accessible yet, but instead students were left feeling dehumanised as the rearranged fair abandoned all accessibility measures
‘Alone, unsupported, disposable’: UoM abandoned disabled students in switch to online learning

‘Alone, unsupported, disposable’: UoM abandoned disabled students in switch to online learning

The 61 page Accessibility Report broken down
‘At home, I’m not scared’: Remote learning through the eyes of disabled students

‘At home, I’m not scared’: Remote learning through the eyes of disabled students

Until the Covid-19 pandemic, The University of Manchester did not offer remote learning for disabled students
Advocacy groups express concern about lack of representation in new exec team

Advocacy groups express concern about lack of representation in new exec team

The new University of Manchester SU executive team has been praised for being the most diverse team in terms of BAME candisates in the country. However, there is a complete lack of representation for disabled and LGBTQ+ students, leaving some uneasy about the coming year
Almost two thirds of disabled students missing out on funding

Almost two thirds of disabled students missing out on funding

Report finds thousands of disabled students are unaware of support available

Government to cut disabled students’ funding

The government will be shifting the responsibility for paying for equipment, support workers & travel costs for disabled students to universities

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