Research, Data and Analysis

Department for Innovation Universities and Skills (DIUS) (2009) Disabled students and higher education. DIUS Research Report. London: DIUS.

Equality Challenge Unit (2012) Evidencing equality: approaches to increasing disclosure and take-up of disabled students’ allowance. London. ECU. Substantial report documenting the importance of DSAs. 

Higher Education Statistics Agency (2011) Student record 2010/2011, all fields disability.

Hunter-Blackburn, L. (2014) ‘DSAs: a low income issue’. Adventures in Evidence.

Madriaga, M., Hanson, K., Kay, H., and Walker, A. (2011). ‘Marking-out normalcy and disability in higher education’. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 32:6. pp. 901-920.

Metcalf, H. (2005) ‘Paying for University: The Impact of Increasing Costs on Student Employment, Debt and Satisfaction’, National Institute Economic Review. 191:1, pp. 106-117.

National Audit Office (2007) Staying the course: the retention of students in higher education.

Riddell, S., Tinklin, T. & Wilson, A. (2005) Disabled students in higher education: perspectives on widening access and changing policy. London, Routledge.

Student Loans Company (2013) Student support for higher education in England, academic year 2013/2014 (provisional). Glasgow, Student Loans Company. This document supplies the most recent available figures on the number of students claiming and the overall costs of DSAs.

Wray, M. (2013). ‘Comparing disabled students’ entry to higher education with their non-disabled peers— barriers and enablers to success’, Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 14: 3, pp. 87-101.

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