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Disabled Students' Network

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The University takes its responsibilities to disabled people very seriously. Over the past two years we have been involved in a project with the Equality Challenge Unit and Advance HE in encouraging and furthering the involvement of disabled students.

From this, we have developed a Disabled Students’ Network Group, set up to engage with the University on matters that impact on disabled students. A good example of how this operates is that last year the group provided advice to the University on the development of the new University Quarter. Recommendations from the group were actioned and included in the plans for the Science Centre.

We have plans for a “virtual group” using Skype technology and would be very interested in hearing your thoughts on this.

Disabled students have a powerful voice and the University welcomes the opportunity to hear it.

If you are interested in joining the group, please email Nicholas Heywood: h009758c@student.staffs.ac.uk