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Universities have a lot of facilities to support you (both personally and in your studies). Make sure you find out what is available. If you need a specific type of support, this could be the deciding factor when you’re choosing universities.
Each university will have their own library, along with a variety of online resources. Universities will provide a range of study support facilities for their students, such as:
Find out more about our facilities on the Oxford Brookes Library web pages. Or to find out more about how we offer student support with academic skills, check out our Centre for Academic Development web pages.
Students’ unions are run by students, for students. The union provides social activities and events, as well as important support. Most students’ unions will provide:
Find out more about the support our Students’ Union provides on the Brookes Union website.
With planning and preparation, higher education is accessible for many people with disabilities. The most important thing to do is contact your chosen universities and ask them about the specific support you need.
Extensive support is available from universities and the government to help you adapt to university life and meet your learning needs.
DSA grants are designed to help pay for extra course costs students can face as a direct result of a disability. The amount you receive depends on the type of extra help you need (not your household income).