Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA)

If you have a disability, you may be eligible for financial support towards the cost of extra help or equipment you may need on your course. DSA is managed by Student Finance England, please go to the website for details.

For details about DSA, please visit the your DSA website

Contact details for various DSA providers and Research Council funding can be found on the your DSA contact information page.

If you have already been told by SFE that you are eligible for the DSA and if you are now looking to book your needs assessment, please go to the DSA assessment page.

Computer Costs Assistance

If you have applied for Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) and don’t have a computer, or your current computer does not meet the required specification for specialised software, you may be eligible for a £200 grant towards the cost of a new one.

Please note that we cannot offer financial assistance for Apple Mac purchases (MacBook, tablet, iPad etc).


For more information and to apply, please download the Computer Costs Assistance Application form for 2017/18 (PDF).

If you have any queries please contact Student Funding: [email protected] or call +44 (0)203 506 6989.

Living Expenses Support Scheme (LESS)

The Living Expenses Support Scheme can help Home students who are experiencing financial difficulties meeting their living costs.

Find out more on the Living Expenses Support Scheme (LESS) page


For details on our scholarships, visit our Scholarships webpages.

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Contact us

Speak to one of our Disability Learning Support Administrators.