The University's Disability Services is the first point of contact for most prospective D/deaf and disabled students. This includes D/deaf students, visually impaired students, dyslexic students, students who have used or do use mental health services and students with unseen impairments such as epilepsy.
Disability Services operates within the context of the University's Equality & Diversity Policy, its Widening Participation Strategy and its Learning & Teaching Strategy. This means that access for and participation by disabled students is ensured across the University, and involves a wide variety of other support services, including:
Disability Services works closely with academic departments and other support services to enable them to provide appropriate and accessible support to disabled students.
Disability Services mission is to work with others to empower D/deaf and disabled students to achieve equal access to and participation in the life of the University.
We have set out a number of general aims, which identify the principles by which Disability Services operates: