||<p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published an ‘easy read’ for students
of higher and further education that explains the rights students have under the Equality
Act 2010 and gives clear, specific advice for disabled students. This can be found
in the attached Annex A or via the following link: <a href="https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/your-rights-if-you-are-further-or-higher-education-easy-read"
</p><p>The EHRC also provides comprehensive advice on its website regarding disabled
people’s rights when using a service. Further information can be found at: <a href="https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/guidance-service-users"
</p><p>The Disabled Students’ Sector Leadership Group’s (DSSLG) ‘Inclusive Teaching’
guidance aims to share practical approaches and interventions to developing inclusive
practice in higher education, and makes helpful suggestions for a strategic approach
to making ‘reasonable adjustments’ under the Equality Act 2010. Further information
is available in the attached Annex B or via the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/inclusive-teaching-and-learning-in-higher-education"
Office of the Independent Adjudicator in Higher Education (OIA) has published a framework
for complaints and academic appeals. It recently held a public consultation on supporting
disabled students, which makes particular reference to removing obstacles to learning
for all disabled students. The OIA plans to issue revised guidance shortly.</p><p>
</p><p>Other groups such as that National Union of Students also publish advice for
disabled students: <a href="https://www.nusconnect.org.uk/liberation/disabled-students"
</p><p>A detailed guidance document on ‘What Equality Law Means for You as an Education
Provider’ is available from the EHRC via the attached Annex C as well as via the below
link: <a href="https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/what-equality-law-means-you-education-provider-wales"
</p><p>The Government has published general guidance on the Equality Act at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance"
target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance</a>. This is
supported by further specific guidance to higher education providers (HEPs) regarding
their legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010, which is published by the EHRC
at: <a href="https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/higher-education-providers-guidance"
</p><p>The Equality Challenge Unit, which has a specific role to support equality
and diversity for staff and students in HEPs across the UK, also publishes specific
advice for providers. This includes guidance on accessibility on campus to help providers
understand barriers created by the physical environment, and how to alleviate them: