Routes to improving disability support in higher education

A look at what steps can be taken within universities to better accommodate students and staff with disabilities

Spotlight on disability

Navigating university life with a disability, whether visible or invisible, can be a daily struggle for students and staff alike. But there are steps that can be taken at both an institutional and individual level to better accommodate those with disabilities and enable them to thrive. From inclusive campus design and recruitment practices to the accessibility of teaching materials, this collection of resources looks at what those in higher education can do to improve disability support across the sector.

I’m a disabled student – this is what I worry about when applying to your university

Phoebe Allen, an A-level student with cerebral palsy and full-time wheelchair user, outlines how universities can better accommodate disabled students

Phoebe Allen


Two women welcoming a candidate to an interview