First round up of responses to cuts to DSAs

Buried beneath the Syria vote and launched into a higher education sector distracted by government Green Papers outlining the biggest restructuring for Higher Education since 1993, cuts to DSAs have received coverage – but digested analysis of the BIS consultation response is currently slow. Here are the responses we’ve seen so far…. Sector responses: Disability […]




BIS Consultation on Targeting of DSAs: Full outcome

BIS have published their conclusions on the recent consultation on DSAs. Today they published 2 documents: Consultation on targeting funding for disabled students in higher education from 2016 to 2017 onwards – government response [opens PDF] Ref: BIS/15/657 Published: 2 December 2015, PDF, 243KB, 46 pages. Consultation on targeting funding for disabled students in higher education from […]




Jo Johnson: Statement on Disabled Students Allowances

Today Joseph Johnson (Minister of State for Universities and Science) made a written statement on Disabled Students Allowances. He describes this as the response to the recent consultation on targetting DSAs. It reads as follows.  “Today I am announcing the Government response to a consultation on better targeting of Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs), which are available […]