There are a number of arrangements
that can help you to access your course. The Disability Team
can help to assess your needs and co-ordinate
for more information.
Software and equipment
are available in the
open access labs. This includes assistive
technologies if you have a visual
impairment, dyslexia, or physical impairment.
for details of
access to departmental labs eg, Biological Sciences, CES or
Each department has a
Departmental Disability Liaison Officer (DDLO).
Their role is to assist you with any academic concerns.
Examinations and Assessment
We can make
recommendations for individual
examination arrangements and discuss adjustments to other
Digital recordings of lectures at the
Colchester Campus are available
from the Listen Again
It is possible to organise extensions to short-term
loan library books at Albert Sloman Library at the Colchester
Campus. You can also arrange to renew your books over the telephone
and by e-mail. The library has
information for users
with individual needs.
support is available online via the Course Materials Repository
which is an academic skills website which
offers interactive advice and guidance.
The University Skills Centre (USC)
provides assessment, credit modules, training and one-to-one
support for all students at the University on a range of key
academic and employment skills, including academic literacy;
numeracy; English language; modern languages; library researching;
computer skills; internet researching; preparing for work; and
learning through work.
study skills tuition may also available to
some students in receipt of Disabled Students
Allowance (DSA). If
you are interested in study skills tuition please contact the
The information given in this section is about general
support available to all disabled students, other provision may be available with
Most arrangements require up to date medical evidence
for example a letter or report from a GP, Consultant or