Disability support and inclusion
If you are dyslexic or have a specific learning difference (SpLD) there is lots of support available to you.
We are committed to providing an inclusive experience for everyone who studies at the University. Adjustments may be made to support you on your course.
You can discuss any concerns you have with your Academic Tutor, Subject Director or a Disability Practitioner. We will work together to find a solution which works for you.
Examples of learning support adjustments include:
- Exam adjustments
- Specialist equipment and software
- Mentoring support or 1 to 1 specialist tuition
- Assistive technology training
- Library assistance
- Adaptations to accommodation
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or arrange to meet with a Disability Practitioner to find out more about learning support.
You can also get help from our Academic Services team. They can help you develop your study skills and provide support with your academic assignments. Find out how to contact them on the Library, Study and Digital skills page.
Learning Support Plans
Learning Support Plans are written by Disability Practitioners for students with additional needs.
Your Learning Support Plan provides your department with some information about your condition or need and how they can support you. This may include suggestions for exam adjustments, extensions or placements.
To create a plan we will need:
- A signed consent form: Learning Support Consent to Share form (docx, 26.1 kB)
- Supporting medical evidence
Your medical evidence must show how your disability, condition or need affects your studies. You can send us recent medical evidence or complete the disability evidence form below. All evidence should be sent to your Disability Practitioner or email@example.com.
If you are not sure about your evidence, send what you have and we will let you know whether we can accept it.