Information about how to get support in exams. Examples of exam support are extra time, scribes, use of a computer, and no penalties for poor spelling or grammar.
If you suspect that you might be dyslexic or have related difficulties, please come and speak to one of our advisors who would be happy to discuss your concerns.
Extra time in exams, your own study room in the library or receiving lecture notes in advance are all examples of the sort of adjustments you can get at University.
By discussing your needs with you, the Advisors at the Student Disability Service can then put together a list of all the adjustments you need. This is called a Learning Profile.
The Student Disability Service can assist disabled students to apply for funds to cover the additional support they may require during their studies.
The Student Disability Service employs about 50 Student Support Assistants. These include notetakers for lectures, proofreaders for essays, study skill support and software tuition.
Information about financial help to buy computer equipment, if you need a loan of a laptop or what specialist equipment and software is available around the University.
This article was published on Jan 25, 2012