Disability Policies

Policies, procedures and guidelines relating to support for people with disabilities and those with special needs. Information in this Category currently includes:

Support Structures

A description of support structures for disability issues. Information in this Category currently includes:

Support available to students with disabilities/special needs

A policy statement, guidelines and advice on services, facilities, special equipment available to students with disabilities/special needs.

A published "Disability Guide" is available free of charge.

Accessibility of Buildings and Services

The levels of accessibility of each of our main buildings and services. Information in this Category currently includes:

Broad information on the accessibility of Edinburgh Campus and Scottish Borders Campus buildings including student accommodation, and services.

Contacts

Details of how to get information about support for people with disabilities and those with special needs. Information in this Category currently includes:

Contact details and information on services/support available to people with disabilities and those with special needs.

Strategies

Our strategies for improving support for people with disabilities and mechanisms for monitoring these. Information in this Category currently includes:

Disability Policy and Action Plan Equal Opportunities Policy and Action Plan Disability Equality

Further information can be accessed by clicking on this link.

Information regarding the Equality and Diversity Advisory Group: EDAG.

Statistics

Summary statistics on support for disability within the University. Information in this Category currently includes:

University-level statistics on the numbers of students with particular types of disability

Information on the number of student applicants/entrants declaring particular types of disability are iIncluded in the University's Annual Statistics Report.

University-level statistics on staff who have declared particular types of disability

Information regarding statistics on staff who have declared particular types of disability can be requested by writing to us via foi@hw.ac.uk

Other University-level statistics relating to disability support

Information regarding statistics relating to disability support can be requested by writing to us via foi@hw.ac.uk