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Student Disability & WellbeingPart of Student Services

I have formal evidence of my condition

With documentary evidence of your condition, we can help you to access individual reasonable adjustments including exam arrangements. You will need to meet with a member of our team for a Student Support Appointment to discuss and arrange your reasonable adjustments

If you are a new student with a disability, you are encouraged to take part in our Transition Programme, to discuss your individual support prior to the start of your course. 


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What type of evidence do I need for reasonable adjustments? 

Student in an exam

- A letter / report from your doctor

Please ensure the following information is included within your letter / report:

1. Your diagnosis.

2. How long symptoms have been experienced.

3. The impact on studies AND impact on daily life.


Student Support Appointments

For students with a disability, mental health condition, long-term health condition, Specific Learning Difference (SpLD) we encourage you to book an appointment with a member of our Student Disability and Inclusion team.  We can then discuss and explore support available to you during your time at University. 

With documentary evidence of your disability we can discuss certain types of support, such as: 

Don’t worry if you don’t currently have documentary evidence of your disability, we would still encourage you to make an appointment with our team so that we can discuss the support that may be available to you, including:  

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Student Support Appointment Information SheetSupport available whilst you wait for an appointment
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