October 30, 2018

A response to Dominique Thompson's TEDx talk at TEDxBath - "What I learnt from 78,000 GP consultations with university students"

If you haven't already seen it, this TEDx talk from Dominique Thompson, published on YouTube earlier this week, has a vital message about our overly-competitive society and the effects on student mental health. 

Its two central pieces of advice – to share our failures and reduce competition – are timely for universit...

July 25, 2017

Across the sector, we face a serious challenge to fund disability support effectively, particularly in light of cuts introduced over the past two years to Disabled Student’s Allowances (DSA) funding. 

These cuts hit universities harder each year, as new intakes come in on the new funding regime.  And, at the same time as these cuts challenge our budgets, we see students' expectations about the quality of the support they receive continuing to...

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