Support for students with disabilities


Location of ARCSWiD

ARCSWiD is situated within the registrar’s portfolio and is one of the two divisions under the Dean of Students together with Student Development.

Vision of ARCSWiD

The vision of ARCSWiD is to be the leading provider of quality services for students with disabilities registered with UNISA.

Mission of ARCSWiD

In line with UNISA’s Strategy, the mission of ARCSWiD is to create an enabling teaching and learning environment that will lead to the full participation and equalisation of opportunities for students with disabilities.

Focus Areas

We currently have two focus areas and these are:

Student Support and Administration

  • Registering Students with disabilities
  • Producing study material in alternative formats
  • Providing academic support interventions
  • Providing sign language interpretation services
  • Providing orientation and mobility to visually impaired and partially sighted students

Advocacy and Training

  • Implementing facilitation of learning training programmes
  • Commissioning/Conducting research
  • Implementing Community Outreach programmes

Last modified: 2024/03/12