Student Disability Services
Due to the fire at the Epsom campus on Monday 13 May, Student Disability Services will operate out of the Student Disability Room at the Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library (L125 Epsom campus ) until further notice.
SDS Outreach Coordinator Rebekah Williams can be contacted by email (email@example.com) or on mobile: 021 538 772/DD 60100.
Updates will be posted on the Faculty of Education Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AklUniEducation
Our role is to support students with a range of impairments to succeed and excel within the University.
Please see below for a list of our Frequently Asked Questions.
We have organised the Scholarships and Awards booklet into disability specific order. We also have included scholarships and awards for school leavers. In addition to disability specific scholarships we have added some general scholarships and awards and hope these may encourage you to find out more about any that may apply to you.
Good luck with your future applications!
What's it's like to study at The University of Auckland as student with a disability? Conjoint Arts and Law student Kieran Berry, who has a vision impairment, shows you the wide range of support and services in place at the University.
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We offer a variety of practical services for students, from advice to note-taking, as well as information (see below). Your disability or impairment might be permanent or temporary – the key thing is that it affects your ability to study.
You will need to provide us with relevant medical or professional evidence, but we may be able to assist people with:
- a mental health condition (students only).
- a learning disability (students only).
- impairment due to a medical condition.
- physical/mobility impairment.
- a head injury.
- a speech impairment.
- vision or hearing impairment.
- people that are blind or Deaf.
We can assist departments with advice on how to access a range of specialist equipment such as adaptive technology and specialist services such as New Zealand sign Language Interpreters. We also offer advice to staff about assisting students with impairments.
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We have a service centre with dedicated staff in the ClockTower which is open from 8-4pm, but suggest making an appointment.
Room 036, Basement Level
22 Princes St
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 82936
Fax: +64 9 308 2354
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