Every student should be able to experience the full range of the university’s activities. If you have a disability, a long-standing medical condition or a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, the Disability Service can help you make the most of your time at UWS.
To arrange a meeting with an Adviser please contact us by completing a the Student Support Request Form (Word) and send it back in person at The Student Hub or Student Link on your campus or by:
Our advisers can work with you to develop the right support for lectures, individual study and assessments. Support is flexible: it can be adapted to the changing demands of your course.
Specific learning difficulties include conditions such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.
UWS is an inclusive and modern university. All students can make use of facilities such as:
Most students with a specific learning difficulty will find these resources meet their needs. But if you feel you need extra support, please contact us by completing a request form.
Download our study resources leaflet for tips and links to software for reading, writing, planning and organising your work.
SilverCloud gives you secure, immediate access to interactive CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) modules.
It’s easy to use, interesting and motivational. Access it anywhere on your computer, tablet or mobile. Learn more and sign up online.
Many websites provide help on how to get the most of the accessibility features and assistive technologies available for your computer. Here are a few we would recommend.