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Enabling ServicesPart of Student Services

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

If you would like to contact Enabling Services, please email enable@soton.ac.uk. To speak to a member of the team, call 02380 599 599 and press option 3. 

If you are facing significant difficulties, please email firstsupport@soton.ac.uk. To speak to a member of the team, call 02380 599 599 and press option 2.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Find out more about the support available for students experiencing difficulties, including Student Support drop-in, self-help resources, 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:

The Student Support Drop-in

Student Support Drop-in

If you have been unable to get an answer to your query then one of the team at our Student Support Drop-In may be able to help

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)

The Assistive Technology Suite

ATS Booking

Designed for students engaged in support from Enabling Services, the Assistive Technology (AT) Suite is the main area for assistive technology facilities in the University.

16 June 2021

PGR Wellbeing Session

We know that studying for a PhD can be tough, and this may be inten...

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16 June 2021

Loneliness Awareness Week

Loneliness Awareness Week is taking place from 14 - 18 June 2021.

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14 June 2021

Student Support Drop-in dates

The Student Support Drop-in will continue to run outside of term-ti...

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If you are concerned about a student, please fill out the Raising Concerns Form at the bottom of this page and send it to firstsupport@soton.ac.uk. For immediate support, visit this page.

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