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Disabled Students Not Receiving Necessary Adjustments

Student-led campaign group Access Sussex hosted a demonstration 1 May in Library Square to raise awareness for their fight for an accessible University of Sussex campus. The group published an…

Visibility for Disability is on a Steady Incline In Film & TV

In 2022, Troy Kotsur won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Sian Heder’s CODA, becoming the first deaf man to win an Oscar for acting.…

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts at Sussex

Here at the University of Sussex, all students are prioritised both academically and personally, with attempts at inclusion throughout the curriculum and university policy. In beautiful, diverse Brighton, having a…

Improving Accessibility in Deaf Theatre

Theatre is meant for all to enjoy, but what if you were unable to enjoy it to its fullest potential? The British Deaf Association estimates that around 87,000 people in…

An evening with Candoco Dance Company – review

Last week at the Attenborough Centre, the phenomenally unique and refreshing dance company Candoco brought to the stage a double bill of performances exploring identity, community and communication. What strikes…

Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview

Candoco are a company of disabled and non-disabled dancers who, for the past 25 years, have challenged ideas about what dance can be and who gets to be a part…

University blocks disabled parking spaces

Students with disabilities have been dismayed to find that the University of Sussex has permitted builders to occupy disabled parking spaces with a portacabin, skip and vans, meaning that the…

120 obstacles on campus hinder people with disabilities

Sussex Estates and Facilities, the outsourced business in charge of making changes to the campus site, recently commissioned an accessibility audit that flagged over 120 high priority issues with physical…