Disability@UNSW

UNSW Kensington campusDisability@UNSW is a collaboration of academics and Higher Degree Research (HDR) students from faculties across UNSW whose work involves enhancing the lives of people with disability through applied research, teaching and engagement with policy and practice.

UNSW aspires to be a leading university in disability scholarship and has a substantial number of academics and HDR students working across diverse areas related to disability. Disability@UNSW aims to consolidate these efforts via regular networking forums, development of disability-inclusive research and teaching practices, and assistance in developing knowledge translation plans.

For more information about Disability@UNSW, contact disability@unsw.edu.au

If you are a staff member or higher degree research student at UNSW Sydney with an interest in disability, you can join the Disability@UNSW mailing list to ensure you are kept informed about upcoming disability-related events and other information about disability activities at UNSW. Please contact disability@unsw.edu.au to be added to the mailing list.

If you are a student at UNSW Sydney with a disability, medical condition, learning disability or are dealing with personal circumstances that affect your study and require assistance, please contact Disability Support Services.

Special Event 18 October 2017: Anti-Poverty Week mural painting - exploring the link between disability and poverty

Disability@UNSW: A Grand Challenge (PDF)

Disability@UNSW Interdisciplinary Research June 2016

Scholarship Opportunity

Disability@UNSW Affiliates

We welcome academics and HDR students from faculties across UNSW to be registered as an affiliate of the Disability@UNSW network. Please contact disability@unsw.edu.au if you would like to be added to the list below.

Centre for Social Impact

University of Melbourne

UNSW Art & Design

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences

UNSW Built Environment

UNSW Business School

UNSW Canberra at ADFA

UNSW Engineering

UNSW Medicine

UNSW Science

2015 survey results

  • From the end of May to the end of July 2015, online surveys were distributed to all staff and HDR students at UNSW. The surveys were designed to find out who at UNSW was involved in disability-related research, teaching and engagement. A survey summary can be viewed below.
  • Survey Summary Report (PDF) [114 Kb]