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Students receiving Disabled Students Allowance performed better than expected in higher education

A new report has found that students receiving Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) that began full-time degree courses in the 2006-07 academic year performed better than expected in higher education and later employment. The report published by the Higher Education Funding … Continue reading

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Do disabled students get enough support at university?

An article appeared in The Independent recently which looked at the level of support that is currently available for disabled students going to university. A summary of the article is provided here. The process of deciding to go to university, … Continue reading

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Applying for the Disabled Student Allowance

Students in higher education living in England with a disability or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia can apply for the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA). DSAs are paid on top of an individual’s other student finance and do not have … Continue reading

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Changes in EFA funding for students aged 19-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities.

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has announced changes in the funding arrangements for students aged 19-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities (LD/D). From September 2013, students starting a new course in further education will only qualify for EFA funding if … Continue reading

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Assessor Conference visits London!

The Assess 2012 conference, hosted by iansyst, is on 28th and 29th March 2012, at Mary Ward House Conference & Exhibition Centre in London. iansyst is keen to showcase best practice for those students who receive the Disabled Students’ Allowance … Continue reading

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