The Careers team is able to support students with a disability (visible or invisible), long term or mental health condition at any stage of your career planning through:
- resources both online and in Student Opportunity
- and by working closely with Wellbeing Support Services.
Provides funding if your health or disability affects the way you do your job. It gives you and your employer advice and support with extra costs which may arise because of your needs. It might pay towards the equipment you need at work, adapting premises to meet your needs, or a support worker. It can also pay towards the cost of getting to work if you cannot use public transport.
Offers grants to students with a physical or sensory disability for help with additional disability-related costs (not usually available for tuition or accommodation). Applications open in February for the forthcoming academic year.
Information from Prospects on disability-related funding.
Fact sheets from Disability Rights UK advising disabled students on applying for and funding study as well as what support is available while studying.