Regent’s University London
Disability and mental health support
The disability and mental health advisor, based in Student Support, co-ordinates support arrangements and resources to enable students to with disabilities, long-term health conditions, mental health issues and specific learning difficulties to benefit fully from their time at Regent’s University London.
Disability and mental health support: Disability Office
Tel: +44(0)207 487 7863
More provision of support
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Support we offer
Accessible learning spaces
Specialist knowledge in disability service
Additional details about support
Funding for SpLD Assessment
Can a student be referred for a Specific Learning Differences (SpLD) Assessment with a Specialist teacher or Educational Psychologist through the University and is there funding available for an SpLD assessment?
There is no provision for this although we do offer a free screening service.
Disability Adviser available
Are there specialist staff available to talk to within the service? Is there a disability officer or a disability adviser for students to talk to?
There is a dedicated Disability Officer, and advisors within Student Support whom students may speak with.
Support from academic staff
Is advice and support available from academic staff within the faculties of the University? How do students access this advice and support?
While students may contact academic members of staff such as their Programme Directors, Course Leaders or Personal Tutors for advice and support, if this is in relation to their disability, they would be referred to Student Services and the Disability Support Service.
One-to-one mentoring support
Are there any additional services available such as mentoring, counselling services or a buddy scheme to help a new student to settle in if needed?
The university offers a free, professional and confidential counselling service for all students.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
Regent’s is a small and close-knit institution, and all disabled student’s support needs are dealt with within Student Services.
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
We have 8 rooms on site that are classed as adapted rooms (extra plug sockets, deaf alerters, flashing detector heads, larger floor surface space). Our nomination accommodation is adaptable and compliant.
One-to-One / Group Study Skills
Does the institution provide support with arranging One to one/Group study skills sessions?
We have a dedicated Academic Skills Support team who provide workshops, one-to-ones and drop in sessions on a broad range of topics such as, critical thinking, academic writing and exam techniques. We also have an SpLD specialist who offers one to one sessions with students.