KCST serves the educational need of all its students and as such the University is equipped for students with special needs in the following two areas:
The admission criteria and a minimum requirement in the case of special need student are decided by an Admissions Committee on a case by case basis. The admission process provides an environment where students with special needs will feel comfortable and be able to attend College on an equal footing with other students.
In order to ensure that students with special needs who are admitted to KCST are able to cope with the curriculum and complete the program successfully, the following steps will be taken at the pre-registration stage:
The following facilities are made available at KCST in order to allow students with special needs to come to the University and attend classes unaided.
Specially allocated and accessible car parking space.
Continuous and wide enough corridors free from obstructions for the easy movement of wheelchair users.
Proper access to approach, enter or leave the building, as well as to reach and use the facilities such as lifts, toilets, cafeteria etc. without undue difficulty.
These areas are accessible to wheelchair users, and wheelchair spaces are provided in lecture halls, labs and auditorium.
All functional floors are provided with accessible toilets with sufficient fittings for disabled students.
A conveniently accessible emergency call button is provided in the accessible toilets, which when activated emits an audible alarm signal for summoning assistance.
Students will be able to access all functional floors, including lecture halls and auditorium conveniently and independently.
KCST will make provision for a special advisor for students with special needs whose task will be to provide moral and emotional support in addition to academic guidance.