Accessibility Ambassadors

UNSW welcomes all visitors to the campus! The accessibility ambassadors are student volunteers that help keep the campus inclusive, and assist everyone on campus to experience and participate in events fully. If you are unsure what to expect when you are on campus, the student Accessibility Ambassadors are always here to help.

Who is this for?

    • People with a disability (permanent or temporary)
    • People with walking difficulty, vision impairment, etc.
    • People with anxiety or other conditions who may may need companionship
    • An Elderly person
    • A condition that results in disturbed behavior that is imputed to the person (due to the set up of the environment)

How you will be supported?

Student Ambassadors will:

    • Be present at Key Events (Upcoming: Info Day 2017) to assist all visitors
    • Provide information on Accessibility
    • Physical navigation on campus
    • Provide Campus Tours
    • Direct you to appropriate facilities or services (e.g. UNSW Disability Service Unit, Securities, Campus Facilities, etc.)
    • Create personal plan based on your semester timetable (book-in service)
    • Provide companionship or shadowing
    • A personal guide to participate in events 

UNSW Info Day 2017 (16 December 2017)

Are you visiting UNSW during Open Day 2017? Do you or people visiting UNSW with you require accessibility assistance? 

(Expand this section to view more on how the Ambassadors could assist you during Info Day 2017)

 

Where will I find the Accessibility Ambassadors?

  • Meeting place (TBA - near Quadrangle)
  • Located at all key bus-stops at Central Station and Kensington campus;
  • Roaming near all key venues, including speaker sessions, stalls, quiet zones, carparks, etc.

 

How can the Ambassadors assist?

  • Assist all visitors to navigate to key venues, and provide information on accessible routes;
  • Provide information on accessible routes and accessible toilets based on the routes opened on the day;
  • Provide accessible campus tours (Location and Times – To be Announced in early December);
  • Provide general information on support services provided by UNSW Disability Service Unit and directing you to appropriate facilities or service;
  • Provide Companionship on travelling, participating in events, looking for information, etc (book your tour now or simply speak to our ambassadors on the day - click here)
  • Pre-Info Day tours (book your tour now – click here).

  

How to contact the Ambassadors?

If you have any questions, would like to receive updates on Accessibility for Info Day 2017, or want to speak with our Student Ambassadors, please click here.

Contact Us

For more information and to request for ambassadors (for staff or student groups), please contact studentdevelopment@unsw.edu.au