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A day in the life

A day in the life

Wednesday 30 July 2008Campaigns News

Our goal is to remove disablism from society, and as part of this campaign, we're publishing articles by disabled students, for everyone, about their lives. We hope these articles will help create a better understanding of disabled students’ lives and inspire student officers to remove the barriers, negative attitudes and discouragement that many disabled students face.  

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Mental health

Mental health

Wednesday 30 July 2008Campaigns News

On average, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem within the course of a year (that’s 25 per cent of all students). Mental ill health can affect anyone, irrespective of age, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Yet there’s still a huge amount of prejudice attached to it. 55 per cent of people with mental illnesses can’t face telling their colleagues about their experience of mental distress. We believe this is wrong and that people with mental health issues should be able to disclose this information without fear of discrimination.

On average, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem within the course of a year...

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Disabled students in further education

Disabled students in further education

Wednesday 30 July 2008Campaigns News

NUS won a victory in July 2007 when the government announced that it would overhaul the existing disabled students’ allowance (DSA): a system that provides equipment and human support to disabled students in higher education (HE). For the latest on the 2010 Disabled Students' Campaign in Further Education, click here. 

NUS won a victory in July 2007 when the government announced that it would overhaul the existing...

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