Royal Holloway, University of London
Royal Holloway University
Disability and Dyslexia Services
The disability and mental health advisors are based in Founder’s West. They co-ordinate support arrangements and resources to enable students with disabilities to achieve their full academic potential and enjoy all the experiences and opportunities available to students at Royal Holloway.
Disability & Dyslexia Services:
Tel: +44 (0)1784 276473
More provision of support
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Support we offer
Accessible learning spaces
Pre-entry transition programme or equivalent support
Specialist knowledge in disability service
Specialist groups or disabled students’ network
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 can be referred for a Specific Learning Differences (SpLD) Assessment with a Specialist teacher or Educational Psychologist through the University. First year and second year students contribute to the first £100 of the assessment; finalist and PG pay in full (c.£400)
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?
Yes. We have 3 disability advisers in our team available to speak to students Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm in the Disability and Dyslexia Services Office and on Thursday mornings in the Bedford Library.
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?
Support is accessible via the departmental officers.
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?
We have mentoring available as well as a counselling service and buddy scheme.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
We have a social club for students with ASC and Mental health conditions, also Mental Health cafes are run.
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
We have adapted accommodation in halls. If specialist equipment is needed, it is generally provided by Social Services.
One-to-One / Group Study Skills
Does the institution provide support with arranging One to one/Group study skills sessions?
We can provide support with arranging One to One and Group study skills sessions.