The Disability Unit (DU), located within the Student Affairs Division, aims to assist students and staff with disabilities by: Establishing reasonable accommodations and support systems: increasing awareness about and advocating for persons with disability. increasing awareness of the abilities of persons with disabilities amongst staff and students, thus providing persons with disability with an equal opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of student/staff life at the Nelson Mandela University. Nelson Mandela University promotes equality of opportunity and aims to prevent discrimination wherever possible, the Disability Services Unit being an important part of this ethos. We not only exist to support students and staff but we also have an important role in advising on policy development and take an active role in committees and forums aiming to embed disability accessibility in everything we do. We encourage all students and staff with disabilities/special needs to disclose their needs on their application form/at registration or as a need occurs.
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