11th January 2000
ACCESS CENTRE FOR DISABLED OPENS ON CAMPUS
The University of Lincolnshire & Humberside has been accredited as a member of the National Federation of Access Centres.
The new ULH Access Centre will provide a regional service from its bases in
Hull and Lincoln, evaluating the needs of people with disabilities and
helping them to secure education and training.
The 27 Access Centres that form the national network in the UK are recognised by the Department for Education and Employment, local education authorities and the
The new Access Centre forms part of the university’s Disability Access Resources and Technology Service (DART).
“We have been working alongside the National Federation of Access Centres for the past five years and are very pleased to have received accreditation which publicly recognises ULH as a centre of excellence in respect of enabling technologies and
disability,” said DART manager Steve Metcalfe.
Accreditation was only confirmed after a detailed inspection and evaluation of DART’s assessment facilities and procedures on campus.
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For more information contact:
Press and Media Relations Manager
University of Lincolnshire & Humberside
Tel: 01522 886042