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Disability IT Support Service

The University makes available additional support, software, equipment and training to ensure that C&IT is accessible and easy to use. The University employs an IT Disability Support Specialist to:

Information for students

During term the IT Disability Support Specialist is available for consultation on Wednesday afternoons, from 1.00pm to 4.30pm. If this is not convenient, a mutually convenient time can be arranged. You can make an appointment by contacting Service Desk. 

Examination support - Information if you are using an IT to complete an exam

Assistive technology and training guides available on central IT facilities

Information for staff

Members of staff can contact Andy McMahon( IT Disability Support Specialist) by phone on 01382 388787 or email to discuss any issues or questions. Meetings can be arranged if required.

Examination support - Organising IT support for disabled students taking departmental exams

IT disability support leaflet for disabled staff & staff supporting disabled people at the university

Additional Resources

A-Z of IT disability related information & resources

Assisitive technology available at the University

A range of information and resources about C&IT in relation to disability issues is available. Its main focus is to give practical links and advice on best practice use of technology to support disabled users.

Alternative Format Project

The Alternative format project will research and develop technology to enable the University to convert and produce material for print disabled people. The project will investigate the most efficient way to convert electronic and printed material into alternative formats