We would like to invite you to fill out the first ever Annual Disabled Student Survey. Designed by disabled students, for disabled students, to make sure your voice is heard.
The Annual Disabled Student Survey has been created to improve the university experience for disabled students. Your contribution will allow us to paint a picture of accessibility within each UK university, enabling future students to make informed choices, and enabling universities to make informed improvements.
You will be able to see the results on our website Access Insights in the autumn. Not only will your voice be heard but you have the opportunity to ensure that the next generation of disabled students have better access to education. Make sure to sign up for updates from DSUK to be notified when they go live. We are grateful to every single person who takes the time to share their experience.
Who can contribute?
To participate in the survey you do not need to have a diagnosis or have told your university that you have a disability. Disabilities include long term conditions such as chronic illnesses, mental health conditions and neurodiversity.
How can I contribute?
The survey is online, is easy to complete and you can save your progress and complete it later. It asks you questions about how you have found studying with your condition, what support you’ve received and how easy it has been to access that support.
As disabled students we understand how little additional time and energy we have spare – so we have made sure that this survey is as accessible as possible. You can contact DSUK on firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any assistance in filling out the survey.
What happens to my data?
Who are Disabled Students UK?
Disabled Students UK is a community of disabled students that formed in the early days of the pandemic. We came together with one shared vision: we want to create a level playing field for all disabled students. We believe that disabled students’ knowledge and experience is key to understanding and improving the accessibility of our universities, which is why we are collecting it through this survey.