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Disability and Accessibility

The Queen Mary, University of London website has been developed in accordance with the Special Educational Needs Disability Act 2001. This website has been developed following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to ensure the website is as accessible as possible. Visit:

Support for students

Disability support

Queen Mary offers a wide range of support for students with disabilities. Simon Jarvis (tel: +44 (0)20 7882 2756, email: heads the Disability and Dyslexia Service for the College and is the person to contact if you are an applicant with a disability wishing to come to Queen Mary.

Learning support

Paul Jarman (tel: +44 (0)20 7882 2757, email: is the Learning Development Officer and organises day-to-day learning support for students with disabilities and dyslexia.

The service employs students and non-students as Educational Support Workers to provide different types of support.

Examples of support offered

  • Supporting a wheelchair user on campus or in a laboratory

  • Scanning texts or reading books onto tape for a blind or partially sighted student

  • Taking notes in lectures for a deaf or hearing impaired student

  • Arranging specialist dyslexia tutorial support

For more information, please visit the Disability and Dyslexia Service pages.