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The Distractibles

Available resources to assist with students during their time at University.

The distractibles

An Interactive peer-learning session to support neurodivergent staff & students.


The Distractibles Meetups

Finding it hard to focus and plagued by distractions? Join The Distractibles Meetup on the first Wednesday of each month, 12:30pm to 1:30pm. We are a support group of staff and students with small group chat and an ideas bank of things to try. Whether you're neurodiverse or just easily distracted, our peer-support group might be just the thing for you.
Sign up for the next session on 7 February 12.30pm.

6 March session

3 April session

1 May session

If you've attended before, you can use the same Zoom link.

Distractibles drop-in space

A cartoon drawing with an open book and an alarm clock saying Time for a break!

Distractibles drop-in space

Some of our regulars have asked to try a regular drop-in space to supplement our monthly online meetups. We're going to try this out from 27 Nov! 

LFA 144 on Mondays (note the room change)

5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb (12pm to 1.30pm)

Bring a lunch, or just hang out. Chat with people or just sit and stare. We just thought a regular space might be nice.