Disability Services provide support and advice to students with a range of impairments including; medical conditions, autism spectrum disorders, mental health conditions and people with specific learning difficulties (for example, dyslexia). This list is not exhaustive, you will find more information on these pages and we recommend early contact with Disability Services in order to set up support.
We provide a service to students who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, wheelchair users or people with mobility difficulties, those with long-standing medical conditions, autism spectrum disorders, mental health conditions and people with specific learning difficulties (for example, dyslexia). This list is not exhaustive. Early contact with Disability Services prior to your arrival is advised in order to set up support.
Disability Services has a team of advisers. We can provide you with information, advice and guidance, to assist you with:
If you normally live in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, your application for student finance will be dealt with by the authorities in your own region.
If you would like to notify Disability Services about a disability or health condition, please complete the Disability and Health Notification Form (DHN) below and send it back to us with your evidence.
You will then be assigned an Adviser who can talk to you about the appropriate support that may be available to you. Please see the link ‘Accessing disability support’ for more information.
Students who have registered with Disability Services and have provided sufficient evidence will be assigned an Adviser who can talk to them about specific needs relates to their disability and discuss how this might impact the different activities that may be requested as a student. These ares may include:
The Adviser will then discuss options for reasonable adjustments and support to help in these areas so that the student is not at a disadvantage. Some examples of this may be: