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2 December 2022

‘Ask what you can do’: how we can make Deakin more inclusive for students with disability

At Deakin, inclusion is one of our central values. Our vibrant community includes many thousands of students who manage health conditions and/or disability that can impact their studies.

We’re celebrating International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Saturday 3 December, which aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability, and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

So why is it important? Some of our current students share how living with disability impacts their study experience and how we can make our uni community more inclusive:

Does disability, health or mental health affect your participation at Deakin?

We want you to fully thrive while you study. Read how our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021–25 guides our approach to disability, and discover our support services:

Keen to learn more?

Visit our International Day of People with Disability webpage for more information and inspiration. 

If you have a request or idea for further disability support at Deakin, we’d love to hear it! Just email [email protected] and we’ll be in touch.



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