Royal College of Music
Disability and mental health support
‘ The Royal College of Music recruits students on the basis of their musical abilities and potential, and we aim to support students with disabilities to realise their potential, from audition to graduation. Over the years we have developed particular expertise in supporting musicians with Specific Learning Difficulties and visual impairment, as well as those with mental and physical health conditions. We welcome enquiries form the pre-application stage onwards, to discuss how we can support you to get the most out of your studies here.’
Student Services: Student Services Manager
Tel: +44 (0)207 591 4316
More provision of support
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Support we offer
Accessible learning spaces
Specialist knowledge in disability service
Support available from academic staff
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?
Students are referred to the Dyslexia Assessment and Consultancy, for which funding is available
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?
Applicants can talk to the Student Services Manager in confidence.
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?
Students each have a Personal Adviser, plus further tutorial support is available from seminar leaders, area leaders and heads of programmes, as appropriate. Principal Study Professors are normally first port of call for PS issues, plus the individual Head of Faculty.
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?
A buddy or mentor can be arranged if required. Student counselling services are also available.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
We do not currently have a specialist support group or disabled student network available
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
Adapted accommodation is available in halls of residence.
One-to-One / Group Study Skills
Does the institution provide support with arranging one to one and group study skills sessions ?
We can provide support with arranging one-to one study skills support.