We aim to provide an inclusive environment for all students at the University.
Our Student Disability Service recommends a variety of teaching and assessment methods to course organisers and continues to improve access to buildings and new technology.
We are keen to ensure that any adjustments or support arrangements you need are put in place in time for your arrival.
We urge all prospective students with disabilities to make early contact with us, so we can discuss and meet your requirements.
See the Student Disability Service website for more information on the help they can provide.
We welcome applications from students with a disability and aim to ensure no applicant is disadvantaged due to disability or impairment.
The application process for students with a declared disability is identical to that of all other applicants.
We encourage any student with a disability, including a specific learning difficulty, to declare this on their application.
You should also contact the appropriate Admissions Office at an early stage to discuss any concerns.
Disability and SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulty, which includes dyslexia, autism etc) advisors offer support throughout your time at Edinburgh. They can:
There is also a limited Disabled Students' Support Fund for those who do not qualify for DSA.
We have a good range of accessible residential accommodation in halls of residence and self-catered flats.
To make sure your specific needs are met, please make early contact with Accommodation Services.
This article was published on Nov 21, 2013