Student ambassador: Students with disabilities too often get stuck at the University of Copenhagen

Bo Gad Køhler is a student ambassador at the University of Copenhagen, and he has some good advice on how the study boards at the university can better meet their students with disabilities, because that is what is needed. Photo: Anders Fjeldberg to Uniavisen


Study life – One third of all inquiries to student ambassador of the University of Copenhagen come from students with disabilities.

The group of students with disabilities are the ones who most often get stuck in connection with the internal workflows at the University of Copenhagen (KU).

Student ambassador Bo Gad Køhlert from the university prepared a statement on the inquiries he received in 2020 for Uniavisen, which suggests this.

“Unfortunately, I have to say that in general, the case processing situation, and the way in which the students’ cases are processed and informed, could be somewhat better. ” Bo Gad Køhlert says.

The students with disabilities who approach him either want to complain about a rejection of an application for help, or they have questions about how to design an application. Continue reading