Disability Support Services

The University of Waikato is committed to making study more accessible to people with disabilities. Students are encouraged to contact the Disability Support Service to discuss their needs.

Services include:

  • Access to lecture material, e.g. note taking
  • Reader/writers for tests
  • Alternative examination arrangements
  • Research assistance for graduate study
  • Ergonomic furniture and equipment
  • Learning support
  • Hearing equipment
  • Dictaphones
  • NZSL Interpreters

The Ako Awe team assist University of Waikato students in accessing the support they require.

For further information, phone +64 7 838 4719; fax +64 7 838 4282; or email

Read more about the Disability Support Services available to students.