Learning Support

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The Learning Support Team provides support for both undergraduate and postgraduate students with Specific Learning Difficulties.  We also offer a screening service for those students who think they might be dyslexic, dyspraxic or dyscalculic.

What we offer
The range of support and assistance that is available and that may be offered to you.

Preparing for university study
Short videos and other resources to help you prepare for university study.

How to access support
Information on how to contact the Learning Support team and the support available including exam arrangements.

Registration with our service

Complete our online registration form to access support whilst at the University.

Evidence guidance

Information about what diagnostic evidence is required by the University in order to register with us.

Screening for Specific Learning Difficulties
Details of the screening process and the support available if you think you may have dyslexia or another learning difficulty.

Effective learning
Learning techniques that can help you achieve your potential at university.

Disabled Students’ Allowances
An explanation of the Disabled Students’ Allowances and how to go about applying for them.

Disclosing your dyslexia or other specific learning difficulty
The Disability and Learning Support Service's disclosure, consent and data protection statement.

Preparing for University
A checklist to help you prepare for the transition to University, including how to apply for accommodation, a useful contact list and general living tips.

Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions about Learning Support at the University of Birmingham.

How to find us
Directions with photographs of routes and buildings.

Contact us
Get in touch with the Learning Support Team.