AccessAbility Hub

If you are a student living with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability (including physical, neurological, intellectual, sensory, acquired brain injury, or specific learning difficulty), then AccessAbility Advisors can assist you to meet the requirements of your course. If you are caring for someone living with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability (including physical, neurological, intellectual, sensory, acquired brain injury, or specific learning difficulty) or who is frail and aged then you may also be eligible to register for services. The AccessAbility Hub may be able to assist with:

  • Advice on managing university study
  • Implementing reasonable adjustments, including alternate assessment/exam arrangements, assistance negotiating extensions, placement arrangements etc.
  • Information on assistive technology options

The Guide for Students, Managing Your Study with a Disability, Medical or Mental Health Condition, outlines what supports are available to you, how to activate supports and some tips on being successful in your study.

La Trobe University is committed to providing equitable access to education under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Standards for Education Act 2005, and the Carer Recognition Act 2010, to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students.

Privacy & Confidentiality

In accordance with Privacy Laws and Principles the AccessAbility Hub collects personal information to establish your support needs. Refer to Privacy Collection Notice for more details.

When arranging your reasonable adjustments, relevant university staff members are informed of the implications of your condition and the recommended adjustments.

Register with AccessAbility Hub

Register for a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability (including physical, neurological, intellectual, sensory, acquired brain injury, or specific learning difficulty) or if you are caring for a person with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability (including physical, neurological, intellectual, sensory, acquired brain injury, or specific learning difficulty), or who is frail and aged

Prospective students

Things to consider if you are a future student living with or caring for person with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability (including physical, neurological, intellectual, sensory, acquired brain injury, or specific learning difficulty), or who is frail and aged, and you have a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability.

Assistance with Academic Study

Find out how we can support you with your studies.

Physical access and maps

Physical access and maps

Staff resource [intranet access required]

Information you need to know about students living with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition or disability

Contacts

Contact details for the AccessAbility Hub.