DSA funded support

DSA funded support – What is it and how to apply?

You can apply for Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you live in England and have a disability that affects your ability to study, such as a: learning difficulty, for example dyslexia or ADHD mental health condition like anxiety or depression physical disability, for...

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Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – SpLD

Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support is individual support for students diagnosed with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), which may include Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyscalculia, in addition to other possible disabilities. Study Skills Tutors will support students...

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Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – ASC

This specialist one-to-one support is primarily provided for students with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). This support aims to develop students’ skills and independent learning. It is tailored to a student’s individual needs with the clear objectives and timescales for...

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Specialist Mental Health Mentoring

Specialist mentors provide highly specialist, specifically tailored, one-to-one support which helps students address the barriers to learning created by a particular impairment. This support is primarily provided for students with mental-health conditions or autism spectrum disorders. The support could address...

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Specialist ASC Mentoring

Optimum Student Support mentors provide support to students who have autism spectrum conditions, including Asperger’s Syndrome. This support is built around a student’s individual needs, to enable each student to reach their own full academic potential. Mentors can help students...

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Specialist Support Professional for Students with Multi-sensory Impairment (MSI)

Specialist Support Professional for Students with Multi-sensory Impairment (MSI) Depending on the primary need of the student, tutorial support may be provided by a SSP for Deaf Students or a SSP for students with a Vision Impairment through liaison with...

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I’m so thankful that I’ve been able to receive specialist mentoring because of the wonderful personalised support that has helped me get through university
Some days I’ve been feeling down, but after my session I leave feeling infinitely better because it’s an outlet for whatever’s on my mind and my mentor’s warmth and enthusiasm is really uplifting.
Cansu T, Zoology Student
I have massively benefitted from the help that my mentor has offered
and she has really helped me be the best I can be during a crazy four years of uni!
Laura D - BA French & Spanish
Laura D
With the help of my mentor I have done things I didn't think I'd be able to
like present a poster at a conference, and now, I am a PhD student and the happiest I've ever been.
Oliver B - Phd Student
Olver
I can’t stress enough how much Specialist Mentoring had a positive impact on my university experience
Mentoring taught me so much: how to manage my time better, how to revise efficiently, and most importantly, how to cope with my anxiety on a day-to-day basis. Specialist Mentoring made my university experience a positive one, and I don’t think I would be the person I am today without it.
Sara G - MA Sports Journalism
Sarah G
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