Computer Workstations with specialist software, hardware and peripherals are available for use by students whose disability prevents them from accessing other campus computers.

Eligibility

Your eligibility to use a computer facility will be assessed by a disability adviser, in consultation with you. 

Registration

The Disability Adviser is responsible for registering eligible users and notifying relevant staff members.  Registration is for a specific computer workstation appropriate to your need.

Computer Skills and Training Requirements

Eligible users are required to have skills in the use of the workd processing, spreadsheet or graphics packages they will access on the allocated workstation. The Disability Adviser can arrange training in the use of the specialist disability software packages or peripherals. 

Bookings

St Lucia: You must book the facilities. You may book the room one week in advance. You may book in one-hour block to a maximum of four hours. If no one else has booked the room you may book again for a further two-hour session on that day.
Ipswich:You may book the workstation for a period of two hours. If no one else has booked the room you may book for a further two-hour period.

Availability

To check for cancellations, booking availability and opening hours: 

St Lucia Campus

Gatton Campus

Social Sciences & Humanities Library
Level 1
Duhig North Building
Bookings: (07) 3365 6276

Student Services
Level 1
Morrison Hall
Bookings: (07) 5460 1046

Please note:

The Coordinator, Alternative Print Service (APS) and Central Examinations have priority for booking the facilities at St Lucia.

Gatton Examinations section has priority for booking the Gatton computer facility.

Details of Computer Facilities

St Lucia

Assistive Technology 
Room 1

Assistive Technology 
Room 2

Assistive Technology
Room 3

Machine A
Hardware
  • Dell AIO PCHP Optiplex 9030 AIO
  • Fuji Xerox Docuprint P355D
Software
  • Windows 7
  • UQ Citrix Client
  • MS Office 2010
  • Adobe Reader 11
  • Firefox 3.6.3, IE8
  • Ashampoo Burning Studio v.6.75 
Assistive Software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking 13
  • Open Book 9 
  • End Note X4
  • Natural Reader 10 
  • Zoom Text  10
Hardware
  • Dell AIO PC Optiplex 9030 AIO
  • Fuji Xerox Docuprint P355D
Software
  • Windows 7
  • MS Office 2013
  • UQ Citrix client
  • Endnote 10
  • Adobe Reader 9.0
  • Firefox 3.6.3, IE 8 
 

 

Hardware
  • iMac 21’5 (dual Boot)
  • Fuji Xerox Docuprint P355D
Software Windows Boot
  • Windows 7
  • UQ Citrix Client
  • MS Office 2010
  • Adobe Reader 9
  • Firefox 3.6.3, IE9 
Software Mac OS Boot
 
  • Microsoft Office: Mac 2011
  • FireFox 3.6.15

 

Machine B
Hardware
  • iMac 21’5 (dual Boot)
  • Fuji Xerox Docuprint P355D
Software Windows Boot
  • Windows 7  
  • UQ Citrix Client
  • MS Office 2010
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.2
  • Firefox 3.0.10, IE9
  • Ashampoo Burning Studio v.6.75 

Assistive Software Windows

  • Jaws Ver 12
  • End note X4
  • Natural Reader 10
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking 11.0
  • SPSS Version 19
  • Python 2.7
Software Mac OS Boot
 
  • Microsoft Office: Mac 2011
  • Firefox 3.6.15
 Additional Items
  • PEARL reader
  • Reinecker Book Enlarger Videomatic VEO
Assistive Software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking 13
  • End Note
  • Natural Reader 10
  • Ivona Minireader
Additional Items
  • Desk with electric motor
  • Reinecker Mezzo Enlarger Mezzo V2.1
Assistive Software Windows
  • End note X4
  • Natural Reader 10
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking 11.0
  • Open Book 9
  • Ivona Minireader
  • Zoom Text 10
 Additional Items
  • NEC TV (20", 51cm)
  • Palsonic TVP341 VCR/Screen (output through NEC TV)
  • SmartView Pulse Data magnifier (output through NEC TV) 

Other Campuses

Gatton
Student Services, Level 1, Morrison Hall

Hardware
  • Pentium computer
  • 17" flatscreen monitor
  • Headset
  • Speakers
Software

 

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking (voice recognition)

Conditions of Use

Users agree to the following conditions:

  • Equipment usage is only for academic purposes
  • Your files must not be saved on the hard drive (unless using Voice Recognition software)
  • All discs will be scanned for viruses before commencing work
  • Users will not perform any action, such as reproduction, installation, or use of unlicensed software, or reproduction of the software provided on these facilities.  Such actions are in breach of the Copyright Act
  • Please ensure that you leave all equipment in its correct place
  • If you change the computer settings please ensure that you reinstate the default settings before logging off
  • Please ensure that you use the appropriate procedure to shut down all programs
  • Please ensure that you have collected all printed material before leaving the facility
  • The Library reserves the right to inspect bags taken into the Library by users when they leave
  • Eating, drinking and smoking are not permitted in the Computer Rooms