How to access support
Our aim is to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to gain maximum benefit from their university experience.
Many anticipatory adjustments have been made to improve the accessibility of individual courses. This work is on-going and a range of individual adjustments can also be made.
- A Disability Adviser is happy to meet with you at any time prior to application, during the application process or at any stage during your course. The first step is usually to make contact with a Disability Adviser. If you’re in Aberdeen, you might like to make an appointment, but we’re happy to have the initial contact via email or telephone. You may wish to have a look at our information leaftlet for disabled students and those with specific learning difficulties and medical conditions (Word - PDF).
- Disclosure and Confidentiality
- Before adjustments are put in place, we ask that you provide a doctor’s letter or educational psychologist report. We can help to arrange this.
- What adjustments can be made? During our discussion, we will agree the adjustments that can be made and a provisions form will be prepared. These can be updated at any time if your circumstances change.
- Part of the role of the School Disability Coordinators is to ensure that account is taken of the students’ requirements as indicated on the provisions form.
- A Disability Adviser will provide further information about the Disabled Students’ Allowance and is happy to assist eligible students with their application.
- Follow up. We are keen to keep in touch with students to ensure that things are going well.
- Opportunities for involvement