universities news stories:
Traillazers in the news - University Challenge
8 October 2013
The release of the Trailblazers report University Challenge received a great deal of interest from the media. Trailblazers from across the UK appeared in both print and across the airwaves and even found themselves on national television.
Minister for disabled people Esther McVey backs Trailblazers' University Challenge report
4 October 2013
Yesterday, Trailblazers revealed the findings from the much anticipated University Challenge 2013 report. Publishing tips, guidance and concerns from current disabled students and disabled graduates the report raised the profile of concerns and improvemen
University investigating care package portability
20 June 2013
A new research project at the University of Hull is working to explore the experiences of disabled people when they change their place of ordinary residence and move to a new local authority.
Trailblazer Maddy boycotts university graduation due to inaccessible ceremony
29 April 2013
Trailblazer Maddy Rees was featured in The Independent newspaper on Friday, as she told readers about her disappointment at the inaccessibility of her university graduation.
Trailblazers reveal challenges of higher education at parliamentary meeting
29 February 2012
Trailblazers were at a meeting in Parliament today where the APPG for Young Disabled People discussed the challenges faced by disabled students applying to or studying at university.