Accessibility

Replacing textbooks is a bigger change than we might think

Buying textbooks comes at a high cost for students, but the price of more accessible resources is one we may not be willing to pay yet.Continue...

Accessibility audit data to be compiled for winter report

The results of a two-year accessibility audit of campus spaces will be released soon, as the data collection portion of the process is projected for completion by the third week of August.Continue...

Special accommodations shouldn’t require hoops of fire

In the wake of events at York, it’s worth considering whether other universities should review their mental health accommodation policies.Continue...

Campus accessibility audit begins

Queen’s is looking to make its campus more accessible, beginning a two-year accessibility audit launched over Reading Week.Continue...

Fines are fine

Library fines aren’t the most serious financial barrier university students have to face.Continue...

Merits of accessibility logo debated

An Accessibility Café took place at Common Ground Coffeehouse Wednesday to discuss changing the symbol of access, the blue man in wheelchair, into a more inclusive and positive image.Continue...

Crowd celebrates website launch

A full crowd gathered on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of the Accessibility Hub, an online resource for accessibility at Queen’s.Continue...

Forum looks to improve accessibility on campus

In honour of Disability Awareness Month, the Equity Office held a town hall meeting at Robert Sutherland Hall on Wednesday to facilitate discussion on issues surrounding accessibility at Queen’s.Continue...

Publication aims to reduce stereotypes

Correcting assumptions about accessibility on campus is just one aim of Disability Awareness Month.Continue...

Volunteer can’t access campus building

Louise Bark hasn’t been able to return to her volunteer position at CFRC since April because the radio station’s office in the basement of Carruthers Hall isn’t wheelchair accessible.Continue...

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