Disability Resource Service - University of Canterbury - New Zealand
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Disability Resource Service Team

Information about the Disability Resource Service

Download Handbook (PDF)

Disability Support Team

Directory for community services (Canterbury)

http://www.newzealanders.org: a website for the disability community

Disability Support Team

Insider's Guide to UC archive

Read through the Insider's Guide archives

NZSL in use in class in 2015

New Zealand Sign Language Course - 2017

The NZSL course offered in Term 3 is now Full. To register your interest for Term 4 please email.

‘DRS without a doubt has helped me to achieve my goals of getting a degree...’

Annette Paulsen Studying towards a BSW
(read profile)

Disability Resource Service News

Academic Skills Centre - Term 3 Workshops

Workshops and Seminars start from 17th July.
More information about these sessions can be found on the Academic Skills Centre website.

New Zealand Sign Language Course 2017

The NZSL course offered in Term 3 is now full.

Please email to regsiter your interest for Term 4.

Courses are open to UC students and staff.

UC Graduation Success

Robert Perry took 10 years to complete his Master of Science but his perseverence and tenacity paid off when he graduated with distinction on Thursday 13th April. He put his success down to the perserverance and the assistance of UC Disability Resource Service Advisor Rachel Rogers who "always had a game plan when I was panicking".
See the full story on Stuff.co.nz (direct link).

The latest DRS Information Handbook

Please download our 2017 Disability Resource Service Handbook (PDF)- printable and also formatted for screen reading software.

If you would like a printed hardcopy please come in and see us - they are available at reception.

UC Student: Cochlear scholarhip winner targets injustice

Born profoundly deaf, Lachlan Bartlett is now completing his first year of a double degree at the University of Canterbury and recently won the runner-up prize for the 2016 Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship for Australia and New Zealand to help fund his university studies.
UC Student runner-up for Graeme Clark Scholarship

One of UC's Graduates

Celebrating UC Graduate Success: Christchurch Mail: Blind graduate lands ideal first position and The Press.

DRS Student Satisfaction Survey 2015 - Read What Students had to Say

Our end of year survey presents general statistics and testimonials from DRS students in 2015 covering the specialist service and the general learning environment for students with disabilities at UC.

Student Survey Results 2015

Research and Information

Be. Employed: Internship Programme

The Be. Employed Internship Programme, through Be. accessible, connects tertiary students with access needs (disabilities) to meaningful, paid work placements.

Please refer to the Be. Employed web page or downlaod the Be.Employed leaflet

Please also refer to the Be. Accessible website for further information and details.

 


DRS Archive

See what we have been doing in past years - have a look at our Archive!

 

 

 

  • disabilities@canterbury.ac.nz
    Phone:
    +64 3 369 3334 or ext 93334
  • Physical Address
    General Enquiries to Room 214
    Level 2 
    Puaka-James Hight Building
    University of Canterbury
  • Postal Address
    Disability Resource Service
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch
    New Zealand