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Share your views on placement!

You are invited to participate in a PhD research study on accommodating students with physical disabilities on placement in the human services.

The study is being run by Elie El-Khoury Antonios and supervised by researchers from the School of Social Sciences at Western Sydney University.

We want to identify practical strategies to better accommodate the needs of students with physical disabilities on placement.

To participate in the study, simply:

  1. Click on the questionnaire link here: https://surveyswesternsydney.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3DCcrLRt9B1ltxY
  2. Read the Participant Information Sheet, Extended Consent Form and click “Yes” in the consent question at the start of the questionnaire.
  3. Answer the questions provided in as much detail as you like.


The study is open to:

  1. Students, graduates and practitioners who identify as having a physical disability and who have experienced a placement in a human services course (examples of these courses appear in the participant information sheet).
  2. University placement staff and placement agency staff.


This study has been approved by the Western Sydney University Human Research Ethics Committee. The Approval number is H15381.

Contact: Elie El-Khoury Antonios 17995548@student.westernsydney.edu.au