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Disability Resource Centre


Assistive Technology Support for students within the University

The Assistive Technology Manager is currently based within University Information Services (UIS) on the West Cambridge Site. They provide a wide range of assistive technology advice, training and support enabling University staff and students with specific requirements to make effective use of information technology. 

Training for students

A variety of training is available, free of charge, for  students. Training can be tailored to the users requirements, 1:1 training is carried out in our dedicated Assistive Technology room on the West Cambridge Site and group training is delivered in one of our large training rooms.

It is also possible to deliver the training at your place of work, depending upon the availability of the required software.


UIS Access Information

Detailed information about accessing the UIS buildings on the West Cambridge Site and the New Museums Site and our various services are available in our Accessibility and Information Services Facilities page. 


Loan Pool

The DRC holds a loan pool of equipment, such as ergonomic mice and recording devices, for students to borrow and try out.  If you have suggestions to add to the board, please get in touch.


Assistive technology awarded through Disabled Students' Allowances funding

If you undertake a needs assessment as part of your application for support funds, then you may be recommended particular assistive technology and suitable training by your provider. Your disability adviser can advise you if the process is not clear.