Information for disabled students
Disability can mean different things for different people. It may include you, even if you don't consider yourself to be disabled. If you have study support needs related to a disability, including dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties, mental health difficulties, autism, Asperger's syndrome, or other health conditions, we are here to help you.
What we offer
The range of support and assistance that we can provide for disabled students.
Disabled Students' Allowances
An explanation of the Disabled Students’ Allowances, and how to go about applying for them.
Provision of non-medical helpers
You may be entitled to assistance from support workers to include note-takers, readers, library help, and mentors.
The university has a suite of assistive technology systems to enable disabled students to carry out their studies and achieve their academic goals
Disclosing a disability
The disability and learning support disclosure, consent and data protection statement.
Evidence of a disability
What medical or other evidence is required by the University.
Reasonable adjustments (including exam arrangements)
Adjustments can be made for students with disabilities, including specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia, mental health difficulties, autism or Asperger's and other health conditions.
Download and fill out the forms you will need to register with and get support from us.
What to expect at university
Although written primarily for students with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, any student may find this document useful.
How to find us
Directions and photographs of the routes and buildings.
Contact details for the service.
We are moving. For more information please see our services update webpage
There are weekly drop in sessions for current students commencing 22 September. Please be aware that appointments will be for 10 minutes only.
Disability services, Tuesdays 1.30-3.30pm
Mental Health service, Fridays 1.30-3.30pm
Learning Support service, Wednesdays and Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm
If you would like to meet with an advisor at any of the drop in sessions, please report to The Student Hub.