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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Helping students to reach their goals

STUDY SUPPORT: CPUT Libraries have a wide range of resources for students STUDY SUPPORT: CPUT Libraries have a wide range of resources for students

CPUT students can count on a range of academic support services to help them reach their full potential. These include helping students to hone their writing skills and providing them with access to a multitude of books.

CPUT Libraries

Our libraries provide students with access to various resources, including books and e-books. They can also access a number of databases covering various disciplines.

Services include:

  • Borrowing of Resources
  • Short loans
  • Study spaces
  • Research support

For library opening times, please visit: http://www.cput.ac.za/lib/about/opening-hours

The Disability Unit

The Disability Unit aims to provide an accessible and welcoming learning environment for students with disabilities as well as support for staff working with these students.

Services and innovative resources available to students include:

  • Software programmes, eg, The Dragon programme that converts the spoken word into written format.
  • Large screen computer monitors for visually impaired students
  • Scanners and magnifiers
  • Braille embosser that converts documents into Braille
  • Special large font keyboards
  • Digital recorders to record lectures

Contact details:

For assistance, contact Lillian Fortuin at fortuinli@cput.ac.za or +27 (0)21 959 6964 or Delicia de Vos at devosd@cput.ac.za

For further information, please visit http://www.cput.ac.za/services/disability


Written by Ilse Fredericks

Email: Frederickskennediji@cput.ac.za