Disability Resource Centre

Disability Resource Centre

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The University's Disability Resource Centre provides a confidential, professional and accessible service for disabled students and those staff supporting them.

The Disability Research Centre:

  • Provides advice and guidance for prospective and current disabled students to enable them to access a wide range of service
  • Develops and implement support programmes for disabled students to ensure equal opportunity, access and attainment
  • Provides advice, guidance and training for University and College staff in meeting the institutions' duties to disabled students within the context of disability equality legislation.

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Disability Resource Centre website

Opportunities in 'Disability Resource Centre'

A study skills session taking place, where a study skills tutor supports a student
The University's Disability Resource Centre provides bursaries to students requiring support and equipment who wish to study at Cambridge.
Student learning to use computer equipment
The Disability Resource Centre houses and maintains a collection of ergonomic and specialist equipment for students to borrow.
Snehal Sidhu-Patrick seen at the Disability Resource Centre
From the age of 16 Snehal Sidhu-Patrick was determined to study at Cambridge despite the significant challenges she faced, including being a wheelchair user.

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Philanthropic giving is at the heart of the success of the Collegiate University, enabling us to make discoveries that change the world and to ensure that our students receive an unrivalled education. Cambridge owes its world-leading excellence in research and teaching to the generosity of its supporters. Our history is synonymous with a history of far-sighted benefaction, and the same is as true today as it has ever been.

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Ian Mason (Pembroke 1984), was CEO of Domestic & General (‘D&G’), the appliance care specialist, between 2016-2021. Ian very sadly died suddenly and unexpectedly in April 2021. Friends and family, D&G and its employees as well as the private equity firm CVC and its philanthropic foundation have given generously in his honour.
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The University of Cambridge aims to support hundreds of UK state school students through their A-levels with enhanced learning, encouragement and mentoring as part of a pilot widening participation initiative.
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A gift from Twitter will fund four scholarships in machine learning (ML) in the Department of Computer Science and Technology.
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The scholarship will cover tuition fees and maintenance costs for the four-year duration of the course.
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A new bursary and hardship fund will support postgraduate students in the Life Sciences thanks to a generous gift from the Eurofins Foundation.
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International Law firm, Clifford Chance has become a Partner in the Faculty of Law’s Access and Widening Participation scheme