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.

Computer Costs Assistance

If you have applied for the Disabled Students’ Allowances (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 - we cannot offer financial assistance for Apple Mac purchases (MacBook, tablet, IPad etc).


Applications for the Computer Costs Assistance Scheme for 2016/17 have now closed. The scheme will open again at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year.

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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Fees and funding

Check course fees and available funding.

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Contact us

Speak to one of our Disability Learning Support Administrators.