Posted on 16th February 2016

Transition Pathways in Higher Education: A one-day conference on 18 March in Leeds

An event for disability practitioners, other student services practitioners, academics, and anyone with an interest in supporting autistic students on their Higher Education journey. Friday 18 March 2016, 9.45am – 4.30pm...

Posted on 15th January 2016

Another look at the Autism&Uni survey

While the completion of the online toolkit for students continues through its final stages, we have taken another look at the survey data, searching for new angles. Project partners were...

Posted on 07th January 2016

Insights from evaluating the Autism&Uni toolkit prototype

In December 2015 we ran an evaluation workshop at Leeds Beckett University, UK, to get feedback on the current version of our Online Toolkit. The Toolkit aims to help students...

Posted on 26th October 2015

Special autism session at INTED 2016 – Call for Papers (now closed)

Supporting and enhancing the undergraduate experience for students with autism and related conditions. A special session at the 10th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), held 7-9 March 2016...

Posted on 06th October 2015

Support and Challenges in the Finnish Higher Education system – A student’s voice

During the research phase of the Autism&Uni project we received survey responses from nearly 300 people, systematically reviewed the available literature and spoke to numerous higher education students on the...

Posted on 16th September 2015

Students with Autism in the Polish Higher Education System

During the second half of 2014 we conducted research across the Autism&Uni partner countries. We used a number of different questionnaires, each targeting a different group of people including students,...

Posted on 18th August 2015

Lessons Learnt from a Participatory Design Workshop

On 28th of July 2015, the Leeds Beckett Autism&Uni team held the first in a series of participatory design workshops with young autistic adults. We tested prototype content, formats and different media...

Posted on 01st August 2015

British HCI 2015 conference workshop

On 14 July 2015 we ran an academic workshop at Lincoln University as part of the annual British HCI conference, attracting researchers from the UK (and beyond) interested in the...

Posted on 14th July 2015

Autism&Uni in the Summer 2015

July and August 2015 are turning out to be a very busy time in the Autism&Uni project, with a major part of crucial development focusing on the summer months. Doctoral...

Posted on 27th April 2015

A Dutch perspective: Roy Houtkamp, student counsellor and lecturer

At the Autism&Uni Partner Meeting held in Amsterdam in March, we had as guest presenter Roy Houtkamp, a young man who represents the cutting edge of support for autistic university...