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Students with Disabilities

Our Network promotes the interests and needs of students who identify as disabled, including those with learning difficulties, mental health issues or long-term illness.

 

The Disabled Students’ Officer is is a part time officer, which means they are continuing their studies while also heading up the Students with Disabilities Network. This position is currently available - if you’re interested in standing, find out more here

 

What is the Network?

Who is the Disabled Students’ Officer?

How can I get more involved?

What’s On

Useful services and links…

Join our mailing list 

What is the Network?

What is the network?

This network is a collective which aims to represent the views of students’ at UCL who self-define as disabled, including but not limited to students with physical disabilities, long term illnesses, specific learning difficulties and mental health issues. 

The Section is chaired by an elected part time volunteer known as the Disabled Students’ Officer.

We hold meetings, events and run campaigns, like the one in the video below.

The Section is not a service provision for disabled students, that is provided by UCL Student Disability Services .

Who is the Disabled Students’ Officer?

Who is the Disabled Students’ Officer

The Disabled Students’ Officer is an elected representative who attends Union council meetings and voices the concerns of disabled students to UCL and the Union. They are supported by union staff and full time officers that help to organise events and campaigns. The section is tasked with making sure that UCL and the Students’ Union are working hard to ensure that all students have access to its activities and services. 

How can I get more involved?

How can I get more involved

There are regular section meetings that take place once a month during term time which offer you a forum to talk about your experiences. The dates and themes for each forum can but found in the What’s On section below.

We are always looking for passionate and interested people to get involved in running the section and its campaigns; so if you are interested please do get in touch. 

We will be elected the Disabled Students’ Officer for 2018/19 soon. If you’re interested, find out more about what the role involves and then let us know you’re interested. You may also want to consider one of the committee positions below. Click on one to find out more.

Social Secretary Media and Intersection Officer Campaigns Officer

What’s On

You can find information about all our events on the What’s On Calender

Useful services and links…

Useful services and links

To find detailed access information about the UCL buildings and other public spaces you can use the DisabledGo service. UCL is committed to making its facilities accessible and inclusive to all its users and has surveyed the campus to help individuals be as independent as possible.   

We are a partner of the Stammering Through University Campaign (STUC) . Working with them closely to improve the experiences of students who stutter and stammer at UCL.

Inclusive London  is a great website to help you find out more about accessible spaces/places in London.  

A short guide to making your events more accessible