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Campaigns: Disabled

NUS and students force Government u-turn on cuts to DSA

Fri 12 Sep 2014

NUS is congratulating students across the country for their incredible campaigning work, following a ministerial announcement this morning that the proposed reforms to the disabled students’ allowance will now not be happening this year.

 
Emma: Don't cut me out

Fri 06 Jun 2014

I graduated after 7 years with a first class Master of Pharmacy degree and it was the proudest day of my life.

 
Don't cut me out - Why DSA is important

Fri 06 Jun 2014

Today, NUS is holding a national constituency-based lobby of MPs opposing the cuts to the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). It is incredibly important that we outline how dangerous and damaging these cuts can be.

 
Toni Pearce: Don't cut me out

Fri 06 Jun 2014

I haven’t been to university, it’s important to remember that it is because I made a choice not to go. Scrapping the Disabled Students’ Allowance would have taken that choice away from me, and it will take the choice away from thousands of students who rely on it every year. So here’s my message to David and Co. on our constituency lobby tomorrow - Don’t cut me out of University.

 
Disabled Students Allowance cuts - #DegreesofDiscrimination

Wed 21 May 2014

NUS is coordinating a national constituency-based lobby of MPs – saying no to cuts to the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA).

 
Disabled Students Allowance Cuts - Resources

Thu 08 May 2014

NUS is coordinating a national constituency-based lobby of MPs – saying no to cuts to the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). We have produced resources to help you campaign around the cuts to DSA.

 
Student Mental Health conference round-up

Tue 08 Oct 2013

Today we brought together a hundred delegates to discuss the next steps in creating effective student mental health support.

 
Student Mental Health conference opens

Tue 08 Oct 2013

VP for welfare Colum McGuire and Mind open conference looking into the standard of mental health support in colleges and universities.

 
 

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Hi, I'm Maddy Kirkman, Disabled Students' Officer and welcome to the Disabled Students' Campaign page. Here you'll find information, news and resources for students' union officers and staff. 

Please email me if you have any questions or read my blog for my thoughts and ideas on the Campaign.

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