Disability Standards for Education 2005 - Part 4: Standards for enrolment
Increased awareness of options in higher education and pathways to study at university.
Improved aspirations and greater encouragement for people with disabilities to apply for programs offered by Griffith University.
Increased opportunities for future students with disabilities to prepare themselves to participate in programs at Griffith.
Improved provision of information about the learning environment at Griffith and how it operates for future students, their parents/carers and/or associates.
Improved provision of information about essential requirements of programs and courses and the relationship these may have to professional registration.
Development of an environment where the disclosure of an impairment or medical conditions is viewed as a positive step in the process of developing reasonable adjustments and an individual’s management of their impairment/medical condition overall.
Strategies Review resources that are available and either improve where necessary or continue to make information about the University and programs available in a variety of accessible formats
Responsibility PVC Administration Academic Registrar PVC International PVC Information Services Director, External Relations
Timeframe Commence 2007 and ongoing
Include a statement/section on the Griffith website indicating a point of contact should a person with a print disability have any difficulty accessing information/documents on the site
Director, Student Administration Director, Student Services PVC INS
Document the University’s process for negotiating reasonable adjustments and liaise with Heads of Schools to communicate these to staff and students
Director, Student Services Manager, Student Equity Services HOS
Refer to INS Product & Service Roadmap for Disability Access Services Commence Semester 2 2008 for implementation in 2009
Griffith University Disability Action Plan: Final