Disabled at Uni: 3. Before your course begins (and who’s there to help)

Last week, I wrote about Disabled Students’ Allowance and getting the right technology and support in place. This week, it’s more about setting up with the services the University offers, and how to give them what they need to help you. You may already be in contact with staff at the University if you hadContinue reading “Disabled at Uni: 3. Before your course begins (and who’s there to help)”

Disabled at Uni: 2. Disabled Students’ Allowance

Last week in this series on applying to study as a disabled person, I wrote on the application process and turning disability to your advantage, and this week I’m writing about Disabled Students Allowance. They fund select equipment and support grants. Disabled Students’ Allowance (or DSA) provides funding for support and equipment for disabled studentsContinue reading “Disabled at Uni: 2. Disabled Students’ Allowance”

Disabled at Uni: 1. Applying to study

Introducing the Disabled at Uni series This covers a number of aspects of the disabled student experience, serving as advice and guidance on studying as a disabled student, the support that’s out there, and how to access it. Applying to study Disabled Students’ Allowance Before your course begins (and who’s there to help) Accomodation, socialContinue reading “Disabled at Uni: 1. Applying to study”