You are admitted to the University on your academic record. The University welcomes all students and has an array of support services to ensure no student feels disadvantaged.
This department follows University Policy and strives to make itself an inclusive department. It is possible that you have already had support from the Disabilities Service as part of your admission process. Debbie Hill in the Disabilities Service will continue to provide guidance and support by working with the Department to ensure your learning support needs are met, especially with regards to exams and assessments. There is also financial help that is available
You can contact the Disabilities Service at any time in your time here is you feel you might need advice (for example you might want to be assessed for dyslexia). The person to liaise with in the department with any issue concerning disability, equal opportunities or unfair treatment (including harassment) is Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Term 1) or Dr Catherine Spooner (Terms 2 and 3). They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
If you have any medical concerns or mental health issues that impact on your studies that you would like the Department to take into account you should contact Dr Oakley-Brown or Dr Spooner.
If using the library is an issue because of dyslexia, a disability or medical condition, get in touch with Fiona Rhodes, firstname.lastname@example.org for advice and help.
Confidentiality: if it is useful for you, do talk in confidence to any of the staff named here, but please remember that you may not be able to access all the support available to you unless we can inform other staff involved in support arrangements.
You may also find it helpful to look at some of the following web pages for local and national background.
Lancaster Disabilities Service:
Links to national equalities bodies and organisations:
Lancaster Equal Opportunities web pages:
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