1 University Gardens
University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QH
0141 330 2000
Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017
The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
This venue is situated in Glasgow.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Partick.
Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
The venue does not have its own car park.
There are designated bays for disabled staff, students and visitors across the campus. Students and staff who are Blue Badge holders automatically receive a parking permit free of charge. Please see theUniversity of Glasgow parking notesfor further details.
The photograph shows the street outside the building.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are permanently held open.
The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
The ramp or slope is located on the right as you face the entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
There are steps to access this area / service.
The steps are located in front of the entrance.
There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
The steps are not clearly marked.
The steps are medium.
The steps do not have handrails.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3-4.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is bright.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are medium.
The steps do have handrails.
The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
There is a landing.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located within the main foyer.
There is level access to the accessible toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
The door opens outwards.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is heavy.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 230cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 7in).
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 87cm (2ft 10in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is lever.
There is a mixer tap.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
There is not a coat hook.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
There is not a hand dryer.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is a toilet roll holder.
The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is a sink.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are medium.
The female toilets are located on level 3.
The female toilets are 43m (47yd) from the accessible entrance.
Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
Lighting levels are bright.
The male toilets are located on level 2.
The male toilets are 20m (22yd) from the accessible entrance.
Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
Lighting levels are bright.
There are 4 assistive software programs available on the Common Student Computing Environment (CSCE).
These programs are: MindGenius, Zoomtext, Texthelp (Read and Write) and Kurzwell 3000.
Disability awareness training is available for all staff through the Staff Development Service. Other training relating to specific areas of disability awareness, such as curriculum development or a specialised software package is provided from the Learning and Teaching Centre, IT Services and the Student Disability Service.