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LSE Should Treat Disabled Students With Humanity

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Over the past year, a top London university, The London School of Economics, has thoroughly failed in providing an adequate service to a disabled student. The full story is available via buzzfeed, http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisburt/show-me-the-money-lse-pays-lip-service-to-disabi-1e79e, however, to give a brief summary, here is a snapshot:

A disabled student has suffered 12 months of mismanagement and lack of compassion by LSE since moving to London to study a masters degree. She has been placed in unsuitable accommodation, been declined requests for compensation or help, and has been left in a situation whereby her education, health and career prospects have been impacted. 

The student is now seeking to repeat her teaching year at LSE, in order to complete her degree she has not been able to accomplish this year. She wants this to be paid for by LSE, and for compensation to be provided for her accomodation costs, given the injustice she has experienced. However, even greater - she wants this experience to not be repeated, and for LSE to change the way their treatment of disabled students and show more humanity - something we all deserve!

By signing this petition we can raise awareness of this shocking episode and hold LSE to account for their failures which they are blatently ignoring, whilst this petition will give hope to other students who find themselves in similarly unfortunate situations.



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