Your right to access learning on the same basis as any other student is protected by law.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 recognises that disability may be permanent, intermittent or temporary; acquired or lifelong; visible or invisible.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 defines disability to include:
As set out by the Disability Standards for Education (2005), we are required to make reasonable adjustments to ensure students with disabilities have equal access to education.
That means we are responsible for ensuring an even playing field for all students, whether that be in relation to enrolment and admission, academic performance, or use of university facilities and services.
In defining what’s reasonable, we look at:
We also consider whether there are any other reasonable adjustments with the same benefit that would be less disruptive and intrusive.