The numbers of disabled students entering higher education are increasing year-on-year. But obstacles still prevent them from reaching the best of their ability.
Equality and diversity in the higher education sector is more than a legal tick-box exercise, much less a chain around the sector’s neck. It is a matter of talent, productivity and social justice.
Among governing bodies and vice-chancellors men still significantly outnumber women.
Not enough students and staff disclose information on diversity, and the data we have isn’t robust. This needs to change.