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Disability Services

Services for staff and students with disabilities or medical conditions are provided through the University Counselling and Disability Services.  This free and confidential service is available for prospective and enrolled students of the University as well as for all staff members. 

The three core functions of Disability Services are:

We welcome feedback on our progress at any time.  Please write to: StudentAffairs@curtin.edu.my

About disability

Curtin Sarawak, as part of Curtin University, Western Australia, abides by the Australian legal definition of disability.  Disability is regarded as part of the human experience and can be experienced by anyone at any stage of their life.  The legal definition of disability is broad and includes:

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1992 defines disability as:

and includes a disability that:

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2007 - 2011

Curtin's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan outlines the strategies that we will undertake to provide an accessible and inclusive environment for our students, staff and visitors with disabilities.
The seven major outcomes of the DAIP are:

  1. People with disabilities have the same opportunities as other people to access the services of, and events organised by, Curtin.
  2. People with disabilities have the same opportunities as other people to access Curtin's buildings and facilities.
  3. People with disabilities receive information from Curtin in a format that will enable them to access the information as readily as other people are able to access it.
  4. People with disabilities receive the same level and quality of service from Curtin staff as other people receive from Curtin staff.
  5. People with disabilities have the same opportunities as other people to make complaints to Curtin.
  6. People with disabilities have the same opportunities as other people to participate in any public consultation by Curtin.
  7. People with disabilities have the same opportunities as other people to participate in employment at Curtin.

We welcome feedback on our progress at any time.  Please write to: StudentAffairs@curtin.edu.my

Schedule an Appointment
Fill out the online Request Form for Counselling Appointment or you email StudentAffairs@curtin.edu.my   to set up an appointment.

Phone Appointments
Phone appointments are available for those who are unable to schedule an in-person appointment.