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There are a wide range of student services provided by UCL to support students throughout their studies at the Slade.

Accommodation

Full details of UCL student accommodation, application procedures and advice about living in London can be found on the UCL Student Accommodation web page.

Careers Service

UCL Careers Service offers comprehensive careers information and advice plus a varied events programme. The Slade has its own designated Careers Adviser.

Disability Services

Disability Services The UCL Disability Service provides an assessment and advisory service to all UCL students with disabilities. Applicants with seriously restricted mobility should note that the Slade building might cause them difficulties although there is a lift linking all main floors. Prior to submitting an application, students with disabilities or medical conditions that might require the provision of special facilities are advised to contact the UCL Disability Co-ordinator for an assessment of their needs, telephone +44 (0)20 7679 2779 (voice or minicom) or email disability@ucl.ac.uk. The Student Enabling IT Suite is equipped with an up-to-date range of assistive software and technology and is designed for students with disabilities. UCL’s Dyslexia Centre provides a free diagnostic assessment service for students who suspect that dyslexia underlies any literacy difficulties they have and/or require an up-dated diagnostic assessment. It can also provide tutorial advice and support.

Information Systems

UCL provides central IT facilities, cluster rooms and network, together with a wide range of IT support activities and training. All students are issued with their own computer account including email when they enrol.

Student Representation

The Slade has a Staff/Student Committee which meets regularly to discuss all matters relating to the education and welfare of students and includes student representatives from all areas of the School. Two of its members are also elected to sit on the Slade Academic Planning Committee and represent undergraduate and graduate student issues respectively.

Student Welfare

Within the Slade, personal tutors and the Undergraduate and Graduate Tutors provide academic and often personal support throughout the programme.  The Co-ordinator of Academic Affairs can also help on many matters, financial, personal or academic.

At UCL the Dean of Students co-ordinates all aspects of student support at University level and is available to give individual advice to students about personal, academic, financial and social problems. All students can also access the UCL Union Rights and Advice Centre. UCL also has a National Health Service General Practice, Dental Practice, Student Psychological Services and Day Nursery.

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