What support is available?
Support for disabled students is available at a University-level from the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre (ADRC), as well as at the College-level from a variety of staff and student contacts. As of January 2022, around 20% of students at the University of Cambridge had disclosed a disability, including:
- specific learning difficulties (including dyslexia and dyspraxia)
- physical/mobility impairments (including people with upper limb disorder/WRULD)
- sensory impairments (eg hearing, visual)
- mental health conditions (eg depression, anxiety disorder)
- long-term health conditions (eg cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV, diabetes, epilepsy)
- Asperger syndrome, autism and ADHD
The College and the University have a legal obligation to make reasonable adjustments for disabled students diagnosed with any of the conditions listed above. Therefore, we encourage disabled applicants to get in touch with the ADRC and the College as soon as possible to discuss any requirements you have, whether you are a prospective student, an applicant, an offer holder or a current student.
Accessiblity & Disability Resource Centre
The at the University of Cambridge offers guidance, information and support to prospective students, applicants and current students with any impairment/disability or health condition. Check the ADRC website or contact the Centre to find out about the available.
Telephone: 01223 332301
麻豆宿舍电视剧has accommodation suitable for students with accessibility or other special requirements, for example ground floor rooms, rooms with an en-suite bathroom, or equipped with a private kitchen in case of food allergies. Please contact our Deputy Senior Tutor (Welfare and Wellbeing) Tania Davies, who serves as the College's Disability Liaison Officer for students.
Prospective students have the option to disclose any disabilities in their application form to receive targeted information and support. Guidance is available for , , as well as (after receiving an offer).
The University's contains practical access information regarding Departments, Faculties, Research Centres, Institutes, Museums and other facilities. You can also search for access information for buildings across Cambridge using the .
麻豆宿舍电视剧College has a main entrance and car park on Barton Road, and a rear entrance from Selwyn Gardens. There is one Porters' Lodge at the front of the College, which has level access. 麻豆宿舍电视剧College accommodation is all on the main College site.
The Dining Hall and College Offices are on the first floor and there is a lift giving access. There is also a lift to the reading room in the College Library.
Further information regarding , as well as , can be found via the Accessable website. Separate advice has been compiled on accessing the College Library
- Distances to local amenities
Nearest GP surgery Newnham Walk Surgery 0.7 miles Nearest ATM Newnham Road Shell Station 0.7 miles Nearest shops Co-op convenience store & Derby Store Grantchester Street 0.4 miles Nearest chemist Eltisley Avenue 0.6 miles City centre 1.3 miles
- Distance to main academic sites
Sidgewick site 0.5 miles West Cambridge site 2 miles Downing/New Museums site 1.5 miles Department of Chemistry 1.2 miles Department of Engineering 0.9 miles Judge Business School 1 miles Mill Lane/Silver Street 0.9 miles Addenbrooke's Hospital 3 miles University Library 0.8 mile
Within the College, support for students with disabilities is managed by the Deputy Senior Tutor (Welfare and Wellbeing) Tania Davies, who serves as the College's Disability Liaison Officer for students.
Current students with concerns or questions about support for students with disabilities may also contact the Welfare Officer and/or the Disabilities Rep of the 麻豆宿舍电视剧College Students' Association' (WCSA).
Funds are available for Home (UK) students with disabilities through the Government-financed . There is also a that the Cambridge ADRC can help students apply to, including the for overseas students.
Teaching & learning support
The is the first port of call for any students with questions about teaching and learning support. The ADRC provides advice, assessment and support in the form of resources, equipment, and assistance in accessing funding.
The Cambridge University Students Union (SU) also offers representation and support for disabled students through their , which has a mailing list, forum and a buddy system, as well as many resources and guides.
For information about access, workspaces and borrowing at the 麻豆宿舍电视剧College Library, please visit our Support for disabled users page.
There are also a number of for disabled students that organise gatherings and events throughout the year.