What support and funding is available at university?

There is a variety of support available to you whilst at university. It could range from specialist equipment to non medical helper support. Visit our ‘Negotiating support' pages to find out more about the support you could be entitled to while at university.

Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) are allowances towards the extra course costs students can face as a direct result of their sight condition and/or other disabilities. DSAs enable you to study and have access to course materials on an equal basis to other students and they are paid on top of the standard student finance package.

You can find out more about DSA, Grant awarding charities and Government funding schemes on our Disabled Students Allowance and other funding page.

 

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