Support for Students with Disabilities

Disabilities, seen and unseen, should not prevent you from reaching your academic potential at Wolfson. We have resources to help support you.


Support for Disabled Students

The College Disability Liaison Officer is Mrs. Kim Allen.

For any concerns, questions or support you can contact the Equality & Diversity Officer of the Wolfson College Students' Association' (WCSA).

The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) offers representation and support for disabled students.

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides advice, guidance, assessment and support for prospective and current students with disabilities. They can also help with providing resources, equipment and funding support.

They are located at:
Keynes House, 24a Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA
Tel: +44 (0)1223 332301
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 09.00 – 17.00, Friday 09.00 – 16.00

Financial Support

Funds are available for Home (UK) students who have disabilities through the Government-financed Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs).


Wolfson College has a main entrance on Barton Road and a rear entrance to Selwyn Gardens. There is one Porters' Lodge at the front of the College, which has level access. Wolfson College accommodation is all on the main College site.

The Dining Hall and College Offices are on the first floor and there is a lift giving access.

For more information about our accommodation see our Guide to Accommodation.

The college car park is just inside the Barton Road entrance.

There is a bus stop directly outside the main gate on Barton Road; bus number 18 stops there. The Cambridge Unibus 4/Citibus four route, which links the West Cambridge site right through to Addenbrooke's Hospital is within .6 mile. Online delivery is available from major supermarket chains.

Distances to Local Amenities

Nearest GP surgery Newnham Walk Surgery .7 miles
Nearest ATM Newnham Road Shell Station .7 miles
Nearest shops Co-op convenience store & Derby Store  Grantchester Street .4 miles
Nearest chemist Eltisley Avenue .6 mile
City centre 1.3 miles

Distance to Main Academic Sites

Sidgewick site .5 mile
West Cambridge site 2 miles
Downing/New Museums site 1.5 miles
Department of Chemistry 1.2 miles
Department of Engineering .9 mile
Judge Business School 1 mile
Mill Lane/Silver Street .9 mile
Addenbrooke's Hospital 3 miles
University Library .8 mile