University of Hull students

Assistive technology

If you need specialist technology to help with your studies, we've got a range of products to meet your needs, from screen readers to portable hearing loops.


You can use this specialist assistive software on all open-access PCs on campus.

  • Read&Write
    Full of features to improve literacy, like a reader to hear documents aloud and a frequently confused words dictionary

  • MindView
    Mind Mapping software that helps you to visually brainstorm, organise and present ideas

  • Glean
    Make better notes by capturing audio, text and slides in a single workspace. Enter your University of Hull email address here to request a loan.

  • Screen Magnifier
    Windows 10 Magnifier is installed as standard on all open-access PCs.
University of Hull students


  • Ergonomic Equipment
    We have backrests and ergonomic supports available to loan. 

  • Screen Magnifier
    In addition to the standard Windows 10 Magnifier we can loan ZoomTEXT. 

  • Video Magnifier
    A Video Magnifier is available in the Brnymor Jones Library to help enlarge printed materials, enhance their contrast and change colours.

Wireless Portable Hearing Loop
If you need to use a hearing loop, please let us know and we will make sure you are timetabled in rooms with them. Find out more about hearing loops here.