University of Edinburgh Student Disability Service

Provide support and information to students at Edinburgh University


  • To provide potential disabled students, existing students and staff with information and advice on all aspects of support for disabled students
  • To advise the University on disability issues and good practice
  • To mainstream equality and challenge attitudes within the University.

services provided:

  • Arrange pre-application visits for prospective disabled students
  • Liaise over adaptations to buildings or the provision of specialist equipment
  • Advise on study supports and specific examination and assessment arrangements
  • Help students to identify appropriate support needs
  • Arrange personal assistance when required
  • Support  students with applications for funding Assist students to get appropriate IT solutions
  • Staff development
  • Advise in policy and good practice
  • Support the University to implement relevant disability legislation.

opening hours:

Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 4.45pm.


3rd Floor
The Main Library Building
George Square

Phone: 0131 650 6828

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