Dear Kirsteen and colleagues, I asked our Learner Development Services to respond to this; here's their response: "Please see draft booklet for further information. If a student requires a more substantial and specialised level of support then we will consider their needs case by case. The cost would be considered by us and may involve us sourcing funding from within the institution, such as the faculty in which the student is studying and international office. There is no designated central funding as such". Nicki Ho, Learning Development Adviser If anyone has any specific queries, then I'm sure that Nicki would be happy to help, her email address is: [log in to unmask] Best wishes, Mona Patel Equality & Diversity Officer Manchester Metropolitan University Organisation Development Training & Diversity 6th Floor, All Saints Building Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH UK Tel: +44 (0) 161-247 3301 / Fax: 6789 Mobile: 07887 824240 E&D Asst: +44 (0) 161-247 6417 ** Working Hours** Mon, Tues & Thurs: 10am-4pm Wed: 8.45am-4.30pm (working at home) Fri: Day off ~Promoting Equality & Valuing Diversity~ ________________________________ From: HE Administrators equal opportunities list [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Kirsteen Coupar [[log in to unmask]] Sent: 17 May 2011 16:47 To: [log in to unmask] Subject: International students and reasonable adjustments Can I ask what support in terms of reasonable adjustments are made for international students at your institutions? Is there a central fund to cover costs for international students? Do schools have their own funds for any reasonable adjustments not covered by the DSA or other funds? Many thanks Kirsteen Kirsteen Coupar Equality and Diversity Manager Flat 40b Catherine of Aragon Court Southwood Site Avery Hill Campus University of Greenwich Tel 020 8331 8817 ________________________________ University of Greenwich, a charity and company limited by guarantee, registered in England (reg. no. 986729). Registered office: Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9LS. "Before acting on this email or opening any attachments you should read the Manchester Metropolitan University email disclaimer available on its website http://www.mmu.ac.uk/emaildisclaimer "