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Disabled Students Network

Huddersfield's Disabled Students Network is for students with physical, sensory and/or cognitive disabilities or impairments, specific learning difficulties, mental health conditions, and other diagnosed or un-diagnosed conditions. This is an intersectional networking group that aims to create change locally, institutionally and nationally for disabled students, whether these changes are around accessibility on campus or supporting academics to create an accessible curriculum.

The Students’ Union is working with disabled students to ensure they have the best support and equal access to opportunities as every other student during their time at university.

Want to be a part of the network?

We're looking for passionate and motivated students who identify as a disabled student, to ensure that disabled students are heard, better represented and voice their views from a position of

Want to speak to the Disabled Students Network?

Disabled Student Network members are volunteers. They offer their time to the scheme to run campaigns, challenge the university structures and ensure equality on campus for disabled students.

If you would like to request for support from the Disabled Students Network then please contact Raphaella Ward (

Training and Events

The Tracker

Keeping track of your activities as a disabled student network member is important, we can share information from the tracker about updates of changes, express any issues that might need support from the Students' Union and see what needs changing. All information shared is not strictly confidential, as we may look to action your comments.