Advice and support is available to students who have ADD/ADHD. We encourage you to make contact with us so we can help identify services appropriate to your individual needs.


A wide range of support is available to students through the disability service including:

  • Access to the Student Enabling IT (SEnIT) Suite with assistive technology such text-to-speech and magnification software
  • Small equipment loans, e.g. digital voice recorders
  • Extended library loan facility – so that you can keep library materials for longer
  • Support applying for exam arrangements – such as extra time 
  • Assistance in requesting copies of handouts or lecture presentations in advance from your department
  • Advice and guidance, for both you and your department, about the potential impact of your AD(H)D on your studies and how this can be accommodated


International Students

The information here is not applicable to EU and International Students. Please see the Funding for International Students page for further information.

UK Students

To access a range of additional services, UK students will need to apply for additional funding through Disabled Students’ Allowance. Depending on your needs, these services could include:

  • A full assessment of your academic support needs
  • Computer equipment or assistive software for you to own
  • One-to-one specialist tuition in study and literacy skills

Please see the Disabled Students’ Allowance page for further information.

Useful resources 

Other services 

  • Library Services  - Information on accessing UCL's libraries and materials, including specialist services for students with a disability.
  • Ridgmount Practice - All students are advised to register with a local GP. Staff at the Ridgmount Practice are used to providing services for students and familiar with UCL systems and procedures.
  • UCL Careers Service - Information on careers, internships, volunteering and current vacancies for UCL students.