||<p>The Student Loans Company (SLC) data show the uptake of the disabled students’
equipment allowance by full time undergraduate students domiciled in England fell
from 28,000 in 2014/15 to 23,400 in 2015/16, the year the £200 contribution was introduced,
and to 21,600 in 2016/17. Provisional figures for 2017/18 show an increase of 17%
in uptake compared to the provisional figures in 2016/17.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC National
Statistics data are available at <a href="https://www.slc.co.uk/official-statistics/financial-support-awarded/england-higher-education.aspx"