Student in Wheelchair Forced to Listen to Lecture From Top of Stairs

Student in Wheelchair Forced to Listen to Lecture From Top of Stairs

February 19, 2020 Greg Thomson

By Brinkwire on February 16, 2020

The University of Hull has launched an investigation after a disabled student shared a photo on Twitter showing how its lecture theatres are inaccessible for wheelchair users.

The photo shows Sarah-Marie Da Silva, a zoology student, sitting in the doorway of a lecture theatre which has no accessible ramp allowing her proper access to the room. She added in another Tweet: “As a wheelchair user, I don’t have any option , most days I don’t even have a desk.”

Da Silva told [...]

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