An overview of the funding and funded support available to you in your studies. Advice about how and when to apply for this support.Full article
2. Preparing for arrival
2 The Local Study Needs Assessment Centres
If you choose to have your Study Needs Assessment locally we have two assessment centres on Penryn campus and one in Penryn town. The Accessibility team will be pleased to meet with you if you have any queries about which assessment centre to choose.
(If you want to find a Needs Assessor in another area, visit the Government DSA website.)Full article
3 What is the Study Needs Assessment?
The Study Needs Assessment is an important part of the process of claiming Disabled Students’ Allowance and getting support at university. This article will explain what it is, how it works and how to prepare for your appointment.Full article
4 Arranging reasonable adjustments
The Equality Act 2010 says that universities must take reasonable steps to make sure disabled students can get the most out of their studies. These steps are called ‘reasonable adjustments’. Find out more here.Full article
5 Meeting with Accessibility
Information about our Disability Advice Service, known as the Accessibility team. Find out how to contact us, access support and talk to us about any adjustments you may require. You will also be able to visit the University and meet us before your course starts, to gain a feel for where you will be based throughout your studies.Full article
6 What support is available?
An introduction to the support and services available at our universityFull article
7 A student’s view on sharing an autism diagnosis
We spoke to Fern during her final year as an undergraduate Politics student in the UK. We asked her how she feels about disclosing her autism to the university and to fellow students.Full article