Student Disability Service

Information for staff

Information for staff involved in supporting disabled students and information for disabled staff.

Supporting students

Information on how to help disabled students, including the University leaflet on helping distressed students.

Implementing adjustments for students

Guidance for School staff (specifically Coordinators of Adjustments and Disability Contacts) on the responsibilities and process of implementing adjustments.

Reasonable adjustments and competence standards

Guidance for staff on the implementation of adjustments in the context of academic or professional competence standards

Supporting Students - key information for staff

Key guidance and a range of relevant case studies

Accessible and Inclusive Learning

Aimed at teaching staff, this Accessible and Inclusive Learning resource aims to address some common questions with regard to making activities more accessible and inclusive.

Creating accessible presentations and documents

Disabled students might need documents or printed material in an alternative format.

Guides to access campus buildings

The University's Estates and Buildings Department has produced detailed guides to access for the majority of buildings and facilities.

Student Videos

Students talking about using the Student Disability Service and how the support they receive has enabled them to engage positively with their studies.

Mental health experiences - videos

Our students speak out about their mental health and support from University services.

Medics alert! Videos on 'Experience shared'

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.

Information for disabled staff

The Student Disability Service is primarily a service for students. We aim to assist University staff in their support of students; we do not provide support directly to disabled staff. However we can point you in the right direction and inform you of who to contact.