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World Mental Health Day 2014

Fri 10 Oct 2014

Friday October 10 is World Mental Health Day 2014.

NUS and students force Government u-turn on cuts to DSA

Fri 12 Sep 2014

NUS is congratulating students across the country for their incredible campaigning work, following a ministerial announcement this morning that the proposed reforms to the disabled students’ allowance will now not be happening this year.

Toni Pearce: Don't cut me out

Fri 06 Jun 2014

I haven’t been to university, it’s important to remember that it is because I made a choice not to go. Scrapping the Disabled Students’ Allowance would have taken that choice away from me, and it will take the choice away from thousands of students who rely on it every year. So here’s my message to David and Co. on our constituency lobby tomorrow - Don’t cut me out of University.

Don't cut me out - Why DSA is important

Fri 06 Jun 2014

Today, NUS is holding a national constituency-based lobby of MPs opposing the cuts to the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). It is incredibly important that we outline how dangerous and damaging these cuts can be.

Emma: Don't cut me out

Fri 06 Jun 2014

I graduated after 7 years with a first class Master of Pharmacy degree and it was the proudest day of my life.

Student Mental Health conference round-up

Tue 08 Oct 2013

Today we brought together a hundred delegates to discuss the next steps in creating effective student mental health support.

Keynote speaker: Naomi Bentley

Tue 08 Oct 2013

Actor Naomi Bentley delivered a keynote speech at today’s Student Mental Health conference, stressing the importance of speaking openly about mental illness.

Finding the way in FE to increase disabled students experience

Wed 13 Jan 2010

Finding the way in FE

NUS has released a report about Disabled students’ participation in further education. The aim of the report by the Disabled Students’ Campaign is to increase the number of disabled students in further education and to improve the experience of disabled students.


Visit My Blog

Hi, I'm Maddy Kirkman, Disabled Students' Officer and welcome to the Disabled Students' Campaign page. Here you'll find information, news and resources for students' union officers and staff. 

Please email me if you have any questions or read my blog for my thoughts and ideas on the Campaign.

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