Learning Centres: Accessibility

We're committed to providing the support you need for your studies. Our Learning Centres have a host of technologies and services to assist you.

What's on offer

  • Wheelchair/mobility-impaired access to all Learning Centres (except Burton)
  • Lifts equipped with low-placed buttons with Braille and a voice floor announcement system
  • Accessible toilets on most campuses
  • Increasing numbers of marked safety refuges in case of fire
  • Well-spaced book shelving - staff are happy to assist students who cannot reach the higher shelves
  • Larger study carrels available at some sites with wheelchair access
  • Special induction sessions provided on request
  • OPAC (Learning Centre Electronic Catalogue) is available at table height and covers book, journal and video stock at all sites - allows you to renew and reserve items on or off campus
  • Renew books by phone, minicom, e-mail or fax using Learning Centre Direct

Further support

  • Adaptive Technology Room at Harrison Learning Centre on City Campus, featuring computer workstations with adjustable-height tables and other specialised equipment
  • Traveller rollator walker at Harrison Learning Centre
  • Free photocopying card for dyslexic students (letter from Student Enabling Centre required)
  • Colour overlays for dyslexic students
  • Enlarging and verbalising software
  • Production of small quantities of Braille
  • CCTV enlargers on most sites
  • DDA-compliant signage
  • Leaflets in visually accessible, sans serif fonts 

Campus information

Find out more about accessibility of Learning Centres at the following campuses:

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