Disabled students and Journalism

April Ryan made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Glasgow Caledonian University

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Dear Glasgow Caledonian University,

Could you please share the following information:

1 - Over your past 5 year cohort, how many disabled students enrolled on both your BA and MA in Multimedia Journalism?

2 - Of that number, how many disabled students graduated with accreditation from either the NCTJ, the BTJC or the PPA?

3 - How many students, if any, had to withdraw from the programme over the past 5 years?

4 - Of that cohort, how many needed reasonable adjustments in order to complete their course?

Yours faithfully,

April Ryan

Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Dear Ms Ryan

Glasgow Caledonian University has received your request for information. The University is currently processing this and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely

Katie Malone

Katie Malone | Administrative Assistant
Department of Governance
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA.
Email [email address]
Phone: 0141 331 3685

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Freedom of Information Enquiries,

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Ryan

I refer to your request for information below.

As the current academic year is still underway we do not hold complete information for 2020/21 and have provided information for the last five complete years, 2015/16 to 2019/20.

1 - Over your past 5 year cohort, how many disabled students enrolled on both your BA and MA in Multimedia Journalism?

19/20 - 9
18/19- 9
17/18 - 12
16/17 - 9
15/16 - 13

2 - Of that number, how many disabled students graduated with accreditation from either the NCTJ, the BTJC or the PPA?

All our BA and MA Multimedia Journalism degrees have double-accreditation from both National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).

19/20 - 1
18/19 - 3
17/18 - 5
16/17 - 2
15/16 - 5

3 - How many students, if any, had to withdraw from the programme over the past 5 years?

We have understood this question to be the number of students who declared a disability who withdrew from their programme.
19/20 - 0
18/19 - 0
17/18 - 0
16/17 - 1
15/16 - 1

4 - Of that cohort, how many needed reasonable adjustments in order to complete their course?

19/20 - 5
18/19- 3
17/18 - 2
16/17 - 4
15/16 - The University does not hold this information. Therefore the University is relying on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 Section 17(1)(b) Information not held.

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Yours sincerely

Katie Malone

Katie Malone | Administrative Assistant
Department of Governance
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA.
Email [email address]
Phone: 0141 331 3685

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