Counselling and Psychological Services

University of Glasgow, 67 Southpark Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LE

0141 330 4528

studentcounselling@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/services/counselling/

Guide Last Updated: 18/08/2014

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Access Guide

  • Visitors to the Counselling and Psychological Services who require it can arrange to meet staff in a wheelchair accessible room next door in the Disability Service building at 65 Southpark Ave. Please confirm your access requirements when making an appointment.

  • 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.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • 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 seehttp://www.gla.ac.uk/services/central/parking/for further details.

  • The photograph shows the street outside the building.

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  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are counselling rooms and the standard toilets.

  • The staircase to the basement only has a handrail on the right hand side going down, as shown in the first photograph.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located on basement level.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • 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.