Disabled students and Deaf students

International applicants who live with the effects of long-term illness, significant injury or disability should indicate this fact on theirapplication. By providing this information, you help us improve our services.

Categories you can select on the application

Deaf

People who self-identify as deaf. These are usually people who use NZSL.

Hearing impairment

Any degree of hearing loss. Usually students who do not use NZSL.

Blind

People who self-identify as blind.

Vision impairment

People who self-identify as vision impaired.

Specific learning disability

Includes:
  • Dyslexia (impaired reading abilities)
  • Dysgraphia (impaired writing abilities)
  • Dyscalculia (impaired mathematical abilities)
  • All other specific learning disabilities

Medical

Includes:
  • Asthma
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurological
  • All other medical impairments

Head injury

People who have experienced head injury involving loss of consciousness, such as traumatic brain injury or acquired brain injury.

Mental health

Psychological or psychiatric impairments.

Mobility/physical

People with physical and/or mobility impairments.

Speech impairment

Includes speech impairments and speech disorders.

Temporary impairment

Includes temporary impairment or injury that is expected to last less than 6 months.

Other disability

If you highlight this box, specify the disability by filling in the text box.

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Last updated: 23-Sep-2016 9.14am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.