Breaking Barriers

What is Breaking Barriers?

Breaking Barriers is a ground-breaking partnership enabling young people who have learning disabilities to attend one of the leading business schools in the UK within a university campus, achieve an accredited qualification and gain real work experience with some of the largest employers in Scotland.

The first-of-its-kind initiative, delivered by partners The University of Strathclyde Business School, Scottish Power, and ENABLE Scotland has a joint vision of equality of access to the opportunities that world class education and organisations can provide; where people who have learning disabilities are equal members of an inclusive university community; attain an accredited qualification and achieve employment opportunities.

Breaking Barriers is more than an education and employment programme. Breaking Barriers enables young people who have learning disabilities to access the formative life-shaping experience of university that is a right of passage for so many of us; yet is currently available to so few young people who have learning disabilities.


If you, or someone you know, is interested in finding out more about Breaking Barriers and how you can apply for our 2020 cohort of students – Please Call ENABLE Direct now, on 0300 0200 101.

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