Tag : disabled students

Bathroom Politics: Clubbing for Wheelchair Users

10 months ago / 0 comments

It’s a Friday night, which for many means one thing: clubbing. I find myself migrating towards the venue we have chosen alongside a host of glitter faced, plaid-clad revellers following pre-drinks at a friend’s house on campus. Amongst our party are two of my close friends, who are wheelchair users; one of whom … Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – “Isn’t That Just Laziness?”

10 months ago / 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) is often brushed off as tiredness or attention-seeking, if it’s recognised at all. After all, everyone gets worn-out. In reality people have died from CFS, and at its worst those with CFS cannot physically get out of bed. So why is it not taken seriously? Continuing our … Read More

Union lets down disabled students

6 years ago / 0 comments

Despite promising improvements last year the Union has admitted it is still not doing enough to ensure disabled students can access its building. Leeds Student initially raised concerns in an article published last year, after students said they were often unable to get around the Union. At the time the … Read More