The Disability Support Service offers practical assistance and advice to students with a permanent or temporary disability or medical condition. If students are experiencing difficulties with their studies due to the effects of their disability they can register with the Disability Support Service. Students must provide appropriate documentation and may be eligible for a range of support and assistance.
The support and assistance provided through the Disability Support Service aims to assist each student to meet the inherent requirements of their course whilst maintaining as much academic independence as possible.
Eligible students may be provided with the following services and support:
Please select from the disability types listed below to find out more information on each type of disability and how the University of Newcastle can assist students in each specific disability category:
If students need to make use of any of the above services, they will need to register with the Disability Support Service.
Students with a disability studying at the Port Macquarie campus need to contact the Disability Support Service at the Newcastle campus to register and discuss their support requirements.