7 University Gardens

University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QH

0141 330 2000

timetabling@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Scottish Literature and History of Art departments.

  • 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.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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.

  • The name of the nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The History of Art Department is located in University Gardens on the main campus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Limited parking is available on the street outside the building.

  • 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is infrared.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Infrared hearing assistance equipmentis available within room 101.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located within the foyer.

  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • 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 not have handrails.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are teaching rooms, an additional toilet and staff offices.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located at the rear of the foyer.

  • The female toilets are 11m (12yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located at the rear of the foyer.

  • The male toilets are 14m (15yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an additional standard unisex toilet on level 4.

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  • 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 theLearning and Teaching Centre,IT Servicesand theStudent Disability Service.