Visual impairment

Your School of Study can arrange:

  • To give you outline lecture notes or presentation materials in advance

  • Individual examination and assessment arrangements (eg. a private room). This will be agreed in consultation with Disability & Additional Needs Unit)

  • Additional support from your Personal Tutor


The Disability & Additional Needs Unit can provide:

  • Advice and support in your application for Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) or other funds

  • Advice on computer software available, and provision of quotes for your application for DSA 

  • Advice on equipment available, and assistance with purchase

  • Liaison with your department to arrange any extra support needed

  • Study support workers e.g. note-takers, readers or other study support

  • An arrangement with the library to enable you to extend book loans

  • Liaison with the student accommodation team to provide a room adapted to meet your needs

  • An orientation of the campus when you arrive


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