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Student Disability & WellbeingPart of Student Services

Supporting students with disabilities, mental health conditions or specific learning difficulties 

Please contact the Student Hub to find out more about the support you can access. You can email, call +44(0)23 80599 599, or use their online chat. If you wish to speak to someone in person, please visit Building 37 on Highfield Campus.

Wellbeing Support

Find out more about the support available for students experiencing difficulties, including Wellbeing Chats, self-help resources, Wellbeing Practitioner appointments and counselling.

Disability Support

Support and services are provided for students with a wide range of disabilities and health conditions. 

Dyslexia and Study Support

Support and services, such as study skills tutorials, are available for students with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties. Full diagnostic assessments can also be arranged. 

Postgraduate Support

Enabling Services supports all Postgraduate Taught (PGT) and Postgraduate Research (PGR) students. Click here for more information on support available to you.  

Before you Start

Students who may need support while at the University of Southampton can find out more here about how to register with Enabling Services. 

News and Events

Find out more about Enabling Services' upcoming events and regular news releases here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more information, or have a question that needs answering? Visit our most Frequently Asked Questions.

Online bookings:

From Wednesday 18th August 2021, you will no longer need to book your space at the Assistive Technology Suite (Highfield Campus), in line with the University Library's updated guidance and processes. 

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Wellbeing Chats

The Wellbeing Advisors are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Find out more information about how you can contact them.

The SpLD Student Skills Drop-in

SpLD Study Skills Drop-in

Book an online, 1:1 study skills appointment with a specialist practitioner (designed for students who may have a specific learning difficulty)

If you are concerned about a student, please fill out the Raising Concerns Form and we will contact you to advise you of the next steps. For immediate support, visit this page.

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