Reasonable Adjustments to Learning, Teaching and Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy


The University of Adelaide is committed to continuing to support a diverse and inclusive community based on the principles of equity and non-discriminatory practice. The University aims to create and maintain a learning experience that is inclusive of the needs of students with a disability and which optimises their participation, retention and success through accessible and equitable learning, teaching and assessment practices. The University's commitment to the provision of reasonable adjustments in teaching and assessment is documented in the University's Disability Action Plan 2014-19.

RMO File No. 2018/8059
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Executive Director, Office of Academic and Student Engagement
Endorsed by Academic Board on 5 June 2019
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 6 June 2019
Related Policies Student Grievance Resolution Policy
University's Disability Action Plan 2014-19
Related legislation Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

Disability Standards for Education 2005 (Cth)

Effective from 6 June 2019
Review Date 5 June 2022
Contact for queries about the policy Associate Director, Student Life, Ms Colleen Lewig: or tel: 8313 0890

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