Support for disabled students
There's a wide range of support available to you both within your school and across the wider campus. Find out more about the resources, facilities and services that you can use.
Accessible facilities on campus
The University has many accessible facilities available across campus for disabled students including adapted accommodation, medical support, and The Edge.
Alternative exam arrangements
If you're disabled, or if you become ill at the time of your exams, then special arrangements may be made for you.
Assessing your needs
An integral part of applying for disability support funding, such as Disabled Students' Allowances, is having your needs assessed at a registered assessment centre.
Disability Advisory Team
Disability Coordinators provides support, advice, and guidance to students regarding all aspects of disability in relation to learning and teaching.
Disability contacts in schools
The University has a network of Disability Contacts within academic schools, faculties, and services.
Disability support equipment and services
If youre a disabled student, you could benefit from access to a range of equipment and support services.
Disabled international students
The University welcomes and supports disabled international students, and our Disability team can support you to make the most of your time in Leeds and remove any barriers to learning.
Disabled postgraduate researchers
Being a disabled postgraduate researcher is different from being a disabled undergraduate and we understand that it could raise some complex issues.
Free to Use Software, Apps and Online Tools for Students
There are a variety of free to use software, apps and online tools available for students. These can aid with academic skills; such as time management, organisation and note taking.
Recordings of teaching sessions
Many teaching sessions are recorded and the recordings are made available for later viewing in Minerva.
Support worker team
The Support Worker Team coordinates Non-Medical Helper support for disabled students provided by the University of Leeds.