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Accessibility and Disability IT Support

The Disability IT Support webpages provide information, and access to advice and resources, for all staff and students at UCL who have identified that they have a disability, or an ergonomic need, and require support with IT. They also aim to provide guidance to managers and academic staff, about the provisions they should make for disabled staff and students.

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Student Enabling Information Technology (SENIT) Suite

The SENIT Suite is a dedicated IT workroom that provides improved access for students with disabilities and long-term medical conditions.

Students must book an induction via Student Disability Services before access to the SENIT Suite will be granted.  The induction will introduce you to assistive software specific to your needs, if necessary, and will also cover safety, such as fire evacuation procedures, as well as our rules, which you will be expected to adhere to while using the SENIT Suite.

Disabilities: Definition and Resources

Information and Resources for Staff

Sourcing Equipment and Software

Help & Self-service Resources

Disability IT Support News and Related Information

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1Fuzion: New Accessibility Tool on the Staff Desktop

In conjunction with 121 Captioning, we now have 1Fuzion software on our Staff Desktop@UCL. This software enables lecturers to display live captioning on their screens alongside their PowerPoint presentations as they present them. This will also enable Lecturecast to capture the text, thus creating instant subtitling for the video.

Published: Mar 22, 2017 3:55:00 PM

Santander Student Project Autumn 2016

Following a meeting between the CEO of Santander UK and the Provost, about developing UCL’s partnership with Santander, proposals were invited from around the University to run projects in conjunction with the company that were beneficial to students and the wider university group.

Published: Mar 22, 2017 2:27:09 PM

SENIT Summer Project 2014

In 2014, with the help of Steve Rowett and the Learning and Teaching area, we were allocated some money to run a short project with some of our disabled students.

Published: Nov 22, 2016 6:08:47 PM