Support for all students
The university offers different types of support to you as a student. Some of the support services are available to all students. Other support services must be applied for, and are only granted to students with very specific needs such as those who have a long-term disability. Below you can read about the support available to all students who study at Uppsala University.
As a student at Uppsala University you can download the speech software TorTalk. TorTalk is an easy to use reading tool that can read out e-books, locked PDF files and text in scanned images. The program is specifically designed for people with dyslexia, but can be used by anyone who wants a simple reading tool.
As a student at Uppsala University you have the opportunity to download spelling programs:
Stava Rex is a program that corrects spelling mistakes and grammatical errors in Swedish text. Stava Rex is specially designed for people with dyslexia and reading and writing difficulties, but it can also be used for everyone who would like help with their spelling.
SpellRight is an English spelling programme. It corrects English spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. It is designed for those who write in English as their second language as well as people with reading and writing difficulties. However, like Stava Rex, this program is useful for everyone who requires help with their spelling.
The Language Workshop offers all students at the university guidance in written and oral presentations in both English and Swedish. If you have reading and writing difficulties or dyslexia, the Language Workshop can provide you with assistance customised to your needs.
The majority of the university's auditoriums and lecture halls are equipped with hearing loops. There are also small portable, wireless hearing loops that can be borrowed from the reception at campus. They can be used in any group or seminar room which is not equipped with permanent hearing loops.
Contact the reception if you need more specific information about the physical accessibility on Campus Gotland.
The Student Health Service
The Student Health Service at Campus Gotland offers services to students with study-related health care issues. This includes providing information, individual counselling, and various courses.