Discrimination

Universities, like other educational institutions, have a duty, under the Equality Act 2010, to not discriminate against a student with a protected characteristic. This includes discrimination based on disability, sex, age and race.

Students with protected characteristics should be allowed reasonable adjustments to be made to assist their studying. In the case of those with a recognised learning disability, this could include extra time or breaks in examinations or in assignment submission dates.

If you believe that your university is discriminating against you, please do contact us via e mail or telephone for some initial free advice as to what options are available for you. Many routes of complaint have time limits attached to them and so it is very important, if you do feel that you have been unfairly treated, that you contact us sooner rather than later.

Please contact Clare Roberts on 0115 9599550 to discuss any issue arising out of discrimination or use the form below.

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