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Listening to other voices: Building inclusion of higher education students with disability from the ground up

This paper examines the discord that exists between the institutional rhetoric of inclusion in higher education and the complex realities of being a student with a disability. Findings are drawn from a small-scale qualitative study of 28 students with disability studying at a regional university in Queensland, Australia, who reflected on their experiences and views about key aspects of university life, including admissions processes, university services (including disability support), academic engagement, and specific academic policies and processes.Emerging themes present a disparate picture. (Cate Rooney, CQU. 2019)