Find out how we can help you with your disability as a prospective student.
Before you meet with an accessability adviser, you need to provide us with your medical evidence. If you cannot provide adequate medical evidence, we will not be able to proceed with your reasonable adjustment recommendations and you will need to book another appointment.
This initial appointment will take up to 1 hour. During the meeting, you will discuss various themes so that the adviser can develop your personal reasonable adjustment recommendations. These discussed themes will include:
The Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) provides funded support for UK students with disabilities in higher education, to enable them to benefit fully from their chosen course of study. There are four elements of DSA support:
Additional information and application forms are available through www.studentfinanceni.co.uk and it is best to apply as soon as you can. Delaying your application could mean a delay in accessing your support at University. It is your responsibility to apply for Disabled Students' Allowance (if you are eligible to do so) so that you can proceed to arranging a needs assessment.
We have created a DSA roadmap to guide you through the process of accessing funded support at university.
If you are an international student or from the Republic of Ireland you may also be able to access funded support and your accessibility adviser will discuss this with you at your meeting.
The AccessAbility team have an anticipatory duty to arrange support for prospective students, but this does not constitute an offer or acceptance of a place to study at Ulster University. However, after your first meeting and prior to confirmation or registration the following things may happen:
Please note your Disabled Students' Allowance application and needs assessment report are specific to you, and will still be valid at other institutions if you do not accept your offer to study at Ulster University.