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Disability Resource Centre

DRC
 

The Careers Service hosts information for disabled students on the Careers Service website:

There is also information regarding the Careers Service Library and information accessibility. Please find full details at:

Contact Details

Address
Stuart House,
Mill Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 1XE
Website
http://www.careers.cam.ac.uk/

Access Issues

Contacts
Ms. Catherine Alexander
Tel.
01223 338 288
Fax
01223 338 281
Email
catherinealexander@careers.cam.ac.uk

General Information

Provides careers education, information and guidance to students and alumni of the University of Cambridge. See website for further details, as many resources are online. Appointments with Careers Advisors can be made by phoning the Information Desk on 338 169. Please advise seven working days in advance if you have any disabilities or special requirements, for example information in different formats.

Opening hours

9.15am–5.15pm during term. Closed for lunch 1–2.15pm during vacations.

Location

Mill Lane, next to the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms. See also entry for Old Press Site.

Parking

One disabled bay to left of building. Call in advance to arrange parking.

Physical Access

Entrances

Four steps to main entrance, with no handrail, through heavy manual double doors. which are always open when the Careers Service is open. Bell for assistance. There is a temporary ramp to enable wheelchair access. Please notify the Careers Service prior to arrival so that we cna put it in place. Alternatively, a wheelchair accessible room is available for Careers Service discussions in Mill Lane Lecture rooms next door, if required.

Number of floors

Three floors in total, including lower library.

Lifts and stairs

No lift. Stairs have old-fashioned continuous handrails.

Toilets

Disabled toilet on ground floor of nearby Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

General access

  • Ground floor is all level, carpeted and accessible. There are some chairs in the foyer, without armrests, and sufficient space in the library to move about and sit at tables.
  • Access to lower library and upper offices is by stairs only, but interviews with Careers Advisers can always be held at ground level if necessary, and information can be brought up on request.

Visual Impairments

  • Guide dogs welcome.
  • Information can be provided in different formats, including large print, on colour paper, and in Braille. Please contact the Information Team on 338169 at least seven working days in advance of your visit if possible.

Hearing Impairments

  • Portable induction loop at reception
  • The building is carpeted and quiet.

Other Useful Information

  • Many events arranged by the Careers Service take place in other venues. If you have any questions concerning access, please contact the Careers Service in advance of the event.

The information on this page is the responsibility of the Careers Service. The DRC updates information as it is received. This page was last updated on 2nd May 2017. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with the Careers Service.