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Government admits DSA cuts ‘will have negative impact’ on disabled students

The government has admitted that its planned cuts and reforms to disability-related higher education support will have a “negative impact” on disabled students, and increase the chance of them facing discrimination at university.

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced last month that it was postponing some of the changes to the disabled students’ allowance (DSA) system until 2016-17, although many would still be going ahead from the start of the 2015-16 academic year. Read more

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Source: The Disability News Service
When: 29/10/2014

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