To form a disabled student committee.

Extra Information: Forming this committee can help focus on inclusivity, give support and share ideas about how to improve the lives of students with hidden disabilities.

Actions Taken

  • This idea opened on 11 January 2021 and closed for voting on 4 February 2021.
  • This Idea scored a 3rd which means it's not a priority for the time being.

  • This idea has passed through Student Council and will go to the Trustee Board to be scrutinised.

  • This Idea is now Students’ Union policy and has been sent to The Executive for work to begin.

  • January 2022: The Student Union's Disabled Students' Officer has been working on this and is currently trying to get names together. If you are interested, please email suelections@uwe.ac.uk

Discuss

Sadie Trent
4:27pm on 5 Feb 21 We tried to form one but no one came forward, this was just before christmas i believe
Marlene Williamson
5:44pm on 2 Feb 21 This would be a step in the right direction for disabled students, so they can have a voice and allow them to be more inclusive rather that have a label ‘disabled student’ but less abled, and can contribute to student life intuitively.
Lewis Heppner
12:15pm on 1 Feb 21 I feel it is needed in order to provide a viewpoint corresponding with disabled students.
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