The University makes available additional support, software, equipment and training to ensure that our IT systems are accessible and easy to use.
The University employs a Usability and Accessibility Officer to:
Ensure IT systems are accessible, or where necessary, to provide alternative solutions.
Review new additions to the IT System to ensure accessibility.
Raise awareness of Assistive Technology.
Advise on accessibility of new and existing IT systems.
Provide training, support and advice to disabled IT users.
Advise and support staff who support disabled students.
Support and advise Disability Services on IT matters.
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 Disability Services.
Information for staff
Members of staff can contact Rhouri McAlpine (Accessilbity & Usability Adviser) by phone on +441382 384016 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any issues or questions. Meetings can be arranged if required.