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Higher Education

Young people with (SEND) special educational needs and disabilities may wish to go into higher education there is support and courses available for students with disabilities who wish to study at University level.

Accessing higher education

By law universities must ensure that education is accessible for disabled students. Every University must show how they provide support. You can normally view this on each universities individual website and viewing their policies.

Study programmes in Greenwich

University of Greenwich have a dedicated Disability and Dyslexia team to help students at every stage. If you have a disability, impairment, specific learning difficulty, long term mental health issues e-mail: staart@gre.ac.uk to find out how you can get support. Please click here for more information.

 

Open University

What is it?

Fulfil your potential by studying with The Open University. World-leading distance learning that comes to you. The OU strives to make all aspects of study accessible to everyone, which is why more disabled students choose the OU than any other UK University.

Last year we supported around 18,000 such students to achieve their study goals.

Who is it for?

Please click here for more information.

Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) 

What is it?

Disabled Students Allowance provides extra financial help if you have a disability, mental health difficulty or medical condition.

Who is it for?

If you are a student with a disability, health problem or learning difficulty you can apply for Disabled Students Allowance.

Please click here for more information.