UniFriend is a voluntary, unpaid, temporary post for students registered with Disability Services who would like to help new students who have Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome settle into university.
Role of the UniFriend Volunteer
- To help and encourage students to access social and other opportunities provided on campus by showing them around facilities, explaining how to access information on services, events and activities, and find out about and join clubs and societies etc.
- To accompany the student to the Clubs and Societies Fair, identify activities of interest, and, if appropriate, accompany student to first meeting.
- To assist the student to participate in “Welcome Week” events.
For more information please contact Grainne McGoldrick.