Assistive technology and digital tools are specialised equipment and technology that students with additional learning requirements use in class or at home to increase or improve their ability to
engage and learn. There is a wide range of assistive technology available for Unitec students.

Assistive technology at Unitec

As part of Unitec's Access4Success disability service, our assistive technology advisor can meet with you one on one and show you various tools and software available to support your studies.
More information on assistive technology at Unitec


Grammarly is software that checks spelling and grammar while you write in desktop applications and sites across the web—as you move between apps, social media, documents, messages, and emails.

Students enrolled in a programme at Unitec can apply for a license to the Grammarly premium version. This version has increased detection and offers support through additional features such as a plagiarism detector. If you would like to access Grammarly premium, see more details in the Unitec Grammarly guide

Microsoft Learning Tools

Learning Tools are a set of inclusive features available across several Microsoft Office applications that assist learners in reading, writing, maths and communication. More information on Microsoft
Learning Tools

Computer Accessibility

Windows and Apple have implemented several Accessibility tools and options to ensure that users have a variety of ways to engage with their devices in an accessible manner and adapt their devices to their unique requirements.

More information on Windows features

More information on Apple features