Aston University has a truly international community with students from over 65 countries. We recognise and welcome the important academic contribution and cultural diversity our international students make to our environment.
We welcome applications from international students with disabilities and aim to enable you to make the most of your time at the university, whether you have a:
Other services are available at the University, but are subject to availability and require funding. International students are not eligible for UK government funding for students with disabilities (Disabled Students Allowance). Aston University will make every effort to help you find funding for these types of support, but you or your sponsors may be asked to fund resources or equipment over and above those outlined above.
The following services require funding:
We encourage you to contact the Disability Team as early as possible in the application process to discuss your support needs. If you have declared your disability on your application form you will be sent an information pack and a questionnaire asking about your possible support needs. Any additional costs will be discussed with you as soon as possible.
If you require any further information or wish to discuss support available, please contact the Disability Team:
The Disability Team
G18, Main Building, Aston University
The Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET
Tel: (0121) 204 5015
Or visit our web-site: www.aston.ac.uk/welfareservices/disability
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