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What can I do if I need urgent support at Edinburgh Napier?
Viewed 30628 times since Thu, Oct 13, 2016
What can I do if I need urgent support at Edinburgh Napier? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students ​If you need to speak to someone urgently: During office hours: contact Counselling & Mental Wellbeing by emailing counselling@n... Read More
Is there library help for dyslexic students or students with additonal needs?
Viewed 18104 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Is there library help for dyslexic students or students with additional needs? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Yes, there's library support available for students with additional needs. Go to the Additional Needs myNapier page to fi... Read More
How and when should I declare a disability?​
Viewed 17952 times since Thu, Sep 1, 2016
How and when should I declare a disability?​ Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students ​At Edinburgh Napier, we have a positive approach to supporting any student advising us of a disability, health condition or learning difficulty. We encourage ... Read More
I have approved exam allowances, what do I do on the day of my exam?
Viewed 17766 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
I have approved exam allowances, what do I do on the day of my exam? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students If you have special exam arrangements it is essential that you report to the exams staff based at the main reception at either Sighthill... Read More
I require additional requirements/adjustments for my exams, what should I do to organise this?
Viewed 17541 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
I require additional requirements/adjustments for my exams, what should I do to organise this? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students If you have a specific learning difficulty (such as dyslexia) or a health condition, you may be entitled to ap... Read More
What support is provided for students with disabilities, specific learning difficulties or health conditions?
Viewed 14807 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
What support is provided for students with disabilities, specific learning difficulties or health conditions? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students We aim to provide positive support for any student applying to the University with a disability... Read More
What kind of support can I get for exams and assessments?
Viewed 14525 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
What kind of support can I get for exams and assessments? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students   This will depend on your individual circumstances but exam support might include: Extra time The use of a PC or scribe The use of specialist sof... Read More
What happens to any confidential information I provide about my health or difficulties?
Viewed 14410 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
What happens to any confidential information I provide about my health or difficulties? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students When you register with the Disability & Inclusion Team to request help or support, we will ask you to sign a &lsq... Read More
What other types of support are available?
Viewed 14162 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
What other types of support are available? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students As well as support for exams and assessments, we also have staff with specialist knowledge in the use of assistive technology who can advise and provide training.... Read More
What do the Disability and Inclusion team do?
Viewed 13874 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
What do the Disability and Inclusion team do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students We offer a range of appointments and a drop-in service throughout the year. We provide information, advice and support for to up to 1600 students, with a range... Read More
How will my lecturers know about the additional support I need?
Viewed 13842 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
How will my lecturers know about the additional support I need? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Once we have discussed and agreed your needs, we will prepare a ‘Learning Support Profile’ (LP) for you. This will detail the ind... Read More
How do I go about arranging additional support?
Viewed 13752 times since Tue, Sep 6, 2016
How do I go about arranging additional support? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Once you tell us about your support needs, we will suggest the next steps for you, which may depend on your individual circumstances.  We offer an introduct... Read More