Equality Challenge Unit – new statistics on DSAs

On Friday 6th November, the Equality Challenge Unit released two new reports (one staff focused, one student focused).┬áThe Equality in Higher Education statistical report 2015 offers new evidence that supports previous research reporting┬áthe effectiveness of DSAs. Using data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) the ECU’s reports ‘aim to focus attention on areas where […]




HEFCE respond to statement on changes to DSAs

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) have issued a response to today’s written ministerial statement announcing the deferral of DSA cuts until 2016. This refers to ongoing research relating to disabled students, and funding for disabled students in HE. The following key points are covered: In February 2014, BIS asked HEFCE to review […]