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Information, advice and support

Access@Essex is a gateway to all online information relating to access and disability at Essex.

At Essex we are committed to ensuring that all members of our University community are able to participate fully and equally in campus life. We recognise that the provision of comprehensive and accurate information plays an important part in this, by enabling people to make informed choices.

Access@Essex provides links to access information about all aspects of University life. General information that is relevant to all is set out below, whilst that specific to students and staff is set out separately. If your query is not easily answered via these pages, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Disability and Equality policy

The Equality and Diversity team have a major responsibility for progressing disability issues at our University. Their equality remit includes:

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Our partnership with DisabledGo

We work in partnership with national disability organisation DisabledGo who provide detailed online access guides to many of our campus buildings and facilities. Details on the buildings audited by DisabledGo can be found throughout our site.

Getting to and around campus

Building works affecting movement around campus

Our Estate Management team provide up-to-date information regarding any works taking place on campus which may have an impact on access. They also highlight any issues related to increased noise due to these works.

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