Legal information

Disibility Discrimination Act

Disibility Discrimination Act

In providing a range of services to students at the University of Kent the Master’s Office takes into account the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) as amended by the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) 2001.


  • The Master’s Office is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Enquiries to the Master’s Office may be made by email (, by telephone (3175 add 82 prefix for external calls), in writing or in person.

Aids available for students and staff with disabilities

  • A range of auxiliary aids are available when an appropriate period of notice is given.


  • Information will be made available in alternative formats, such as Braille, large print, audio tape.
  • The Master’ pages on the University website link to sites of particular relevance to students with disabilities.
  • The Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS) provides additional support to students at the University.The Masters’ Offices provide information about the DDSS on its website and in information files in each Master’s Office.


  • All students will be encouraged to give feedback on all levels of service provided. The feedback will enable the Master to develop and improve the services on offer to students.