The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) has released a report ‘on the final destinations of 2017 disabled graduates’. The report explores the yearly increase in students registering with a disability and considers what more can be done to make their experience of the education system better, whilst also making reference to the aims of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The education system is examined as the report considers how the lives of disabled graduates have moved past university and into the world of work – or elsewhere.
The report provides plenty of graphics, charts and visual representations of data to help the reader digest the information. The main content is split into sections, covering:
- The level of disability disclosure at bachelor, master and PhD degree
- Graduate destinations following each degree type
- Destinations by disability
- The basis for employment
- The main reasons students accepted their jobs
It also includes an introduction that lays out the aims of the report and the methodology used, as well as a conclusions section.
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