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Learning Support

The University strives to build up an integration and embracing learning environment. It provides a various types of learning support services responding to the diversity of learners.


Based on students' diverse needs, special assessment and examination accommodations can be arranged, including but not limited to the followings:


Assessment and Examination Accommodations

  • Extra time allowance
  • Breaks during examinations
  • Special seating
  • Examinations in special room or separate room
  • Allow for use of special equipment and technological aids
  • Different formats or substitution of assessment
  • Enlarged word size on question papers
  • Braille question papers


Guidance and advice from Academic Advisor
An Academic Advisor is supporting the students to manoeuvre their study and explore their career interests. In general, a new registered student with SEN will be guided by a dedicated advisor to help them plan for the study. The Academic Advisor will continue providing in-depth and personal assistance. Students also need to take an active role in informing the Academic Advisor of his/her needs and collaborating with the Advisor to ensure effective arrangements could be made.

Special Physical Education Accommodation
Students who encounter physical or medical limitations in taking Physical Education courses could apply for "Special Physical Education" with supporting documents. Individual consultation will be arranged for appraisal; students will be notified by the Department of Physical Education of application results in due course.

For application and details, please contact Miss Sherman Chan at 3411 7769 or e-mail to


Special Library Support 

USSEN collaborates with the Libraries to provide special support and facilities to students with special educational needs. A Special Needs User Room is located on Level 4 of the Main Library for eligible registered students with SEN. The room is accessible during Library opening hours.
For details, please click here.



Avision document scanner with auto sheet feeder

Avision document scanner with auto sheet feeder



The Shek Mun Campus Library also provides a Special Needs User Room for the visually impaired.
For details, please click here

Special Needs User Room for the visually impaired
Special Needs User Room for the visually impaired