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Mette Anwar-Westander

Founding Director at Disabled Students UK

Mette Anwar-Westander (pronoun indifferent) is the founding director of Disabled Students UK (, recognised by Shaw Trust as one of the most influential disabled-led organisations in the UK. DSUK uses an evidence-based approach, empowering disabled students to share their insight, with the ultimate goal of informing policy and increasing accessibility in higher education. Its latest report outlines five key lessons which higher education providers can take from the pandemic to become more accessible going forward. Mette is an Oxford graduate and is currently studying for an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience.

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