Fellowship is made available to researchers who have (or recently experienced) a disability for a significant period of time.
Recipients granted $60,000 in research funding over two semesters.
Learn more or apply for the Laffan Fellowship
Disability awareness training
Human Resources introduce new training and processes to increase staff awareness of disability within the university community.
Blackboard Learn launches
The existing online student portal WebCT is replaced with a better system that addresses long-standing accessibility issues.
Assistive Technology Room opens in Fisher Library
2010: Specialist computer hardware and software is made available, through which students can access course content and other materials.
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Physics, Edward Ford and Institute buildings upgraded
2010-12: New lifts, ramps and accessible bathrooms are installed in multiple buildings across campus.
Accessible Environment Plan priority list finalised
2013: Campus Infrastructure and Services commences an audit of 170 buildings and campuses to review completed projects, and identify a future master plan for accessibility. A priority list is made for 2013 – 2017.
Launch of Disability Awareness Week
2014: The launch of Disability Awareness Week which is now an annual event raising awareness about disability, changing attitudes, and developing a disability confident University.