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Assistive technology centres

Assistive TechnologyThe university provides assistive technology services for students with disabilities and/or specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia.

Students who are registered with Access Solent are entitled to use the assistive technology centre on the ground floor of the Mountbatten Library.

The centre provides a quiet learning environment, computer workstations with specialist equipment, and support in use of these resources.

The centre is accessible during normal library opening hours.


You can contact Access Solent in person at the Wellbeing Hub in room RM011, via email at or phone 02382 013427. 

Special equipment

Computers in the assistive technology centre are equipped with large screens, and there are a number of workstations available with electrically operated adjustable tables. Helpdesk staff will be pleased to advise on location and use.

Adjustable desks

The centre is equipped with several adjustable desks, suitable for use by students in wheelchairs. Wheelchair users have absolute priority on these workstations.


Page last updated on Monday 23 October 2017 at 2.02pm.


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