• Jessica Doyle | 28 Jun 2019
    The Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA), is a UK Government grant which provides support to disabled students in higher education, playing a huge role in breaking down barriers and levelling the playing field. 
  • Jessica Doyle | 24 Jun 2019
    “I didn't realise quite how much value this could add to my life" - JamesPeople with dyslexia make up around 10% of the UK population, according to the British Dyslexia Association. 
  • Jessica Doyle | 13 Jun 2019
    Apps that deliver low-level ambient or ‘white noise’ can increase creativity, focus, and productivity, according to a study by the Journal of Consumer Research.
  • Jessica Doyle | 11 Jun 2019
    The number of disabled students enrolling in university are increasing each year, and recent figures reveal that an estimated 1 in 10 students have a known disability. 
  • Jessica Doyle | 07 Jun 2019
    “Having Tourette’s Syndrome has made me a kinder and more conscientious person who is open and willing to take time to get to know others as individuals.
  • Jessica Doyle | 07 Jun 2019
    As of 2017, almost every undergraduate student (95%) owns either a laptop or a smartphone. Most students today are digital natives; technology is no longer just a convenience, it is a necessity and an inevitability, fully ingrained into every aspect of life, including higher education. 
  • Jessica Doyle | 23 May 2019
    1 in 6 university students are hearing impaired. Spoken information is an integral part of learning, whether you’re being taught in a lecture, discussing in a seminar or collaborating in a group project, the barriers hearing impaired students face are clear to see.
  • Jessica Doyle | 22 May 2019
    Disabled Students’ Allowance is a UK Government grant which provides personalised support to disabled students in Higher Education. The extra support is designed to ensure a level playing field for disabled students and can range from study support, specialist equipment, travel allowance and more.
  • Jessica Doyle | 15 May 2019
    According to a 2018 survey conducted by non-profit organization Jisc, one in five students use assistive or adaptive technologies, often by choice rather than necessity. What this tells us is that accessible technology is not exclusively a disability issue, but rather a requirement of a diverse...
  • Jessica Doyle | 14 May 2019
    Whether you’re working on a group report, planning your next holiday or creating a revision timetable, the ability to stay on top of our digital life is important for not only succeeding, but maintaining a healthy mental wellbeing. However, organisation, processing information, sensory overload and...

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