Students who have a disability or impairment can contact Disability Support Services for information and support to help them participate fully in learning.
Specialist advice and support is offered to students who:
We suggest you contact us as early as possible to discuss how we can help you. However, it is never too late during the course of your studies to seek support and advice.
Your transcript will not display the support you receive.
Contact us for more information or to book an appointment.
We'll invite you to an individual assessment interview, where we'll work with you to identify what support you need for your studies at AUT. The support we offer you is designed to maximise your independence in learning. If needed, AUT can also support you to access an external educational needs assessment.
Your cultural identity and needs are important. You can bring a support person to your interview if you wish, or we can arrange for one of our cultural advisors to be present.
Your individual assessment may identify your need for specialist equipment or software, or other types of specific or staff support.
To access the right resources, you need to give documents verifying your impairment or disability.
You must provide one of the following:
You can get verification of your impairment or disability from:
If you're unsure about the documentation you need to provide, contact us at the Student Hub.
We will make sure your lecturers and departments know what support you need and who will provide it.
If there are changes to your programme that affect what you need, you must contact us so that we can review and adapt any arrangements.