Workshops on using assistive technology as tools for learning are available to all our students. Whether you are a beginner or improver these informal and relaxed classes are provided to help you use assistive technology as learning tools and to develop your IT skills. 

Classes are student-led and can be tailored to individual interests or needs!

Our Digital Skills classes are run in conjunction with St Catherine’s Community Services Centre and focus on internet and email courses for beginners.

To schedule a workshop or book a training session: Drop into the IT Resource Room M30, second floor, Middle House or

Email: for more details.


Caroline Flinter

Assistive Technology Trainer

What a current student has to say about ARO...

ARO helps students understand that even though they have a disability or learning difficulty they can still get through their studies like any other student – no other service in the college gives this kind of support!

Student of Applied Social Studies Year 2

The service does its best for each and every student, whilst striving to enhance and bring out the student’s ability and potential

Student of Humanities Year 2

ARO helps students to develop specific learning strategies to aid them throughout their academic years

Student of Humanities Year 1

The essay doctor service provides helpful advice and guidance to students on how to improve their academic work…it helped increase my confidence.

Student of Applied Social StudiesYear 1

The essay doctor clearly explained everything to me about referencing and structure and was extremely helpful.

Student of English & HistoryYear 4