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Student Disability & WellbeingPart of Student ServicesDisability support

Types of support

There are a variety of support options available for students with disabilities, mental health conditions and long-term health conditions. The following are examples of support that are through recommendation only. 

Additional Exam Recommendations (AERs)

Students with a disability or long-term health condition may be eligible to receive Additional Exam Recommendations (AERs) such as extra time, rest breaks and/or smaller exam rooms

Assistive Technology

Find out about the software and equipment available and where to find it across the university sites

Inclusive Learning Volunteers

Our Inclusive Learning Volunteers (ILV) programme draws upon the support of trained UoS students to assist current students to overcome barriers and thrive at university

Learning support

We can help to co-ordinate the provision of your non-medical helper, note-taker, examination or study support assistant


Mentoring is available to support students to help manage their studies alongside their disability, mental health condition and long-term health condition

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