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What support is available?

Students with mental health difficulties can access a wide range of services without applying for additional funding. These services include:

  • Daily drop-in sessions to meet with a Disability Adviser – Monday-Thursday, 2pm-4pm (term-time only)
  • Advice on how to access local psychological and psychiatric services
  • Support applying for special exam arrangements – such as smaller venues for examinations, additional time, or rest breaks
  • Advice and guidance, for both you and your department, about the potential impact of your mental health difficulty on your studies and how this can be accommodated
  • Liaison with Student Accommodation about specific requirements or difficulties arising from your condition
  • Access to the Student Enabling IT (SEnIT) Suite

To access a range of other services, you will need to apply for additional funding. Depending on your needs, these services could include:

  • A full assessment of your academic support needs carried out at an accredited assessment centre
  • One-to-one support from a mentor to assist with planning and managing your studies
  • Computer equipment and specialised software for you to own
  • The above lists are not exhaustive. Depending on your particular needs, we may be able to provide services not currently listed. Please contact us to discuss your individual needs.