Disabled Students’ Allowances in England are under threat. This blog brings together news, research, evidence and testimony that supports DSAs to help those seeking to protect disabled students’ right to higher education.
The blog is convened by Dr Sarah Lewthwaite, an independent academic researcher. Sarah previously researched student experience as a research associate at King’s College London. Her PhD focussed on disabled students’ experiences of disability and technology in higher education. Prior to her postgraduate studies, Sarah’s career included working as a note-taker at the University of Nottingham, supporting disabled undergraduate and postgraduate students in class. In total, Sarah has over 10 years experience researching and supporting disabled students’ access to higher education.