Convocation Accessibility Project

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Creating an inclusive community for graduating students is becoming increasingly important. To this end, the Innovation Hub collaborated with the University of Toronto Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Officer to conduct a gap analysis of the accessibility issues with convocation. We collected data on the full convocation process—from the application to graduate until the ceremony—as experienced by students with lived experience of disability.

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Access for Every Student

All students have equitable access to programs, services, resources, and spaces.

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Fostering Connectedness

Students experience a sense of belonging and connection within the UofT community.

Research Team

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Kate Welsh

Alexandra Malinowski
Design Research Team Lead

Alex M.

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Natasha Cuneo

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Rhea Makund

Sujaya Devi, Design Thinking Team Lead

Sujaya Devi

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Ali Kazmi

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Victoria Barclay

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Sheilah Salvador

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Robinder Jangi

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Hanyu Zhou

Design & Communications

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Kaitlyn Corlett