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Disability Support

Disability Support

If you have a disability, long-term medical condition, mental health condition or sensory impairment you can get practical support from the Disability team.

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How can they help?

The Disability team provide practical support and arrangements for students with disabilities. They can:

  • advise on accommodation issues and campus accessibility
  • identify your support requirements such as early lectures notes or longer library loans
  • provide guidance to you and your School about the impact of your disability on various study tasks, and how to accommodate these requirements.
  • coordinate any specific exam arrangements including extra time or rest breaks
  • assist with the application process for Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)
  • facilitate arrangements for additional support, such as British Sign Language interpreters

Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) is a non-means tested grant available to U.K. disabled students who are applying for, or are attending, a course of Higher Education. For more information on DSA see the Disability Support team website.

Get in touch

Book an appointment: email disabilityadvisor@ncl.ac.uk, call +44 (0) 191 208 3333, fill in the contact form or come in person to the Level 2 Help-Desk in King's Gate during their opening hours.

Find out more: Disability Support pages of the Student Wellbeing Services website