Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

Who are Assistive Technology?

What do we do and who do we help?

Where to find us

Find our office and our assistive technology booths

Assistive Technology aims to:

  • Empower students and staff to be independent in their studies or role
  • Support the university in delivering an accessible environment promoting diversity & equality

What our service can provide:

  • Advice and training on Assistive Technology software and hardware
  • Arranging appointments for training with staff and students
  • Supporting use of Assistive Technology during student assessments and exams
  • Supporting Assistive Technology software on campus PCs and Assistive Technology Booths
  • Managing a stock of loan equipment for staff and students
Software Focus

The Easy Reader app can give you access to accessible copies of online resources such as ebooks. There are many providers who support the use of this app, the university allows staff and students to access resources through the RNIB Bookshare provider. Once you are signed up for an account you can download the app for your smart phone, tablet, or computer. Please contact the library Disability Co-ordinators to see if you are eligible for an account 

Top Tip

Get ready for the new term and download up to 5 copies of the Microsoft Office Suite to have across all your devices. Check out the Toolkit resource for videos, guides and links.