Contacts

Here are some helpful contacts to assist you in accessing the support you need:

Students

  
Academic Admin /
Registrar's Division
046 603 8104  
Disability Support Service Contact 046 603 8181/83 studentaffairs@ru.ac.za

Exam Concessions information /
Financial Aid Office

046 603 8248  
Library Disability Assistance 046 603 7310 library@ru.ac.za 
     

Staff

   
Human Resources 046 603 8876 c.peters@ru.ac.za

 

Disability Committee

The Disability Committee at Rhodes University seeks to ensure that all matters relating to disabilities at the university are handled in a fair, equitable and supportive way, and to raise awareness of the rights of people with disabilities throughout the university.  Any complaints about discriminatory treatment of people with disabilities can be brought to the attention of the committee.  To do this, please contact Nangamso Myoli at n.myoli@ru.ac.za or 046 603 7515.

 

Staff members from RU and other universities at the Eastern Cape Regional Disability Collaboration Workshop 2018

Staff members from RU and other universities at the Eastern Cape Regional Disability Collaboration Workshop 2018.

 

Enable Society

Enable is a student society providing people with information about disabilities, the lived experiences of other students with disabilities, and a safe space to discuss the issues and challenges that students with disabilities are faced with on a daily basis.  To find out more, visit https://enablesoc.co.za or see their Facebook group.

 

Enable society's mural during Disability Week 2018

A mural painted by Enable for Rhodes University Disability Week 2018 

 

Community partners

The following organizations in the broader Makhanda (Grahamstown) community offer support to people with disabilities:

NameTel.EmailPhysical address
Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (APD) 0466225359  apdgrahamstown@yahoo.com  GADRA Building,
Settlers Day Hospital grounds,
Cobden Street 
South African Library for the Blind  0466227226  director@salb.org.za  112B High Street 

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