As a part of the University’s commitment to equality and diversity on 19th January 2012 the University became a signatory to the 'see me' pledge. To support the pledge to the campaign the University created an action plan outlining resources to improve throughout the organisation by raising awareness of mental health issues.
This guidance, from the Equality and Human Rights Commission, explains your equality rights as a student in higher education. Higher education (HE) institutions have legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010, which means that they cannot discriminate against, harass or victimise you if you are a student.
From academic year 2013, the Student Disability Service will no longer recommend (the use of) or provide stickers which dyslexic students can attach to their coursework. Availability and use of exam stickers will continue.
The Student Disability Service will run this two day event from 23-24 July 2015 (Thursday and Friday) to introduce you to student life, to become familiar with the University and to give you a chance to make friends.
The General Medical Council has put together these short films and personal stories in which disabled students and doctors talk about their experiences of reasonable adjustments made throughout their medical careers.