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On this page you will find a selection of information sheets and links covering various study skills, video tutorials, careers and physical access guides.

On this page you can find resources on the following:


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Convert PDFs, JPEGs and other files into an e-book, text file, audio or braille. You can combine more than one .JPG into a single file.   

 Use the Sensus website to convert documents to accessible formats. 


Study Skills 

General Resources

Information Sheets

Doctoral Students

Doctoral students can access the Doctoral Skills Development Programme which contains a wide range of courses from research techniques and thesis preparation, to career management and employability skills. 


Online Video Tutorials 

Disability Support YouTube Channel

You can visit our YouTube channel for a wide range of videos and playlists on subjects such as assistive technology tutorials and study skills tips. 

Lynda

The Lynda web portal contains a vast array of video tutorials, available free to all current UCL students - just login using your UCL username and password. Particular subjects of interest for students may include:


Physical access guides 

An audit of all UCL Buildings has been undertaken by Disabled Go. Please see the following page for full details on their accessibility: 


Careers 

UCL Careers is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. This informs our provision for students with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions. If you have a disability or long-term health condition you can:

  • Request an extended one to one appointment with a careers consultant
  • Request a Skype or phone careers appointment
  • Request reasonable adjustments for an event/workshop you will be attending (please email at least 48 hours in advance)
  • Request access to the quiet half hour at the start of one of our Careers Fairs
  • Receive careers information for students with disabilities or long-term health conditions

Email us on careers.disability@ucl.ac.uk to make any of these requests.

We have a team of experienced Careers Professionals who are dedicated to helping you find jobs or options for further study. You can come and talk to us at any stage during your studies, whether you have a clear idea of the path you want to take or are just beginning to think about career ideas. We can guide you on how to build a portfolio of experience so that you’re in a strong position when applying for jobs. When you reach that stage, we can give you application advice and interview practice. We also run workshops which cover topics from improving your CV to finding and funding a PhD. Find out more from the UCL Careers website https://www.ucl.ac.uk/careers.