St George’s, University of London
St George’s University of London
St George’s welcomes students who are disabled or who have a Specific Learning Difference (SpLD). We have a dedicated Disability Adviser who can provide support to enable you to access your studies and get the most out of your time here at St George’s.
We’re here to help both current and prospective students and can help with co-ordinating your support arrangements, recommending reasonable adjustments for your course, advising on Disabled Students’ Allowances, providing screenings and assessment referrals for SpLDs, and any other disability related issues or queries you may have.
SGUL Disability Service:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8725 0143
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?
Regular SpLD assessments are available on site with an educational psychologist. These assessments are fully funded by the university.
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?
A full time disability adviser is available through our Student Centre.
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?
Our Personal Tutor Network has regular disability training. All students at SGUL are assigned a tutor who is available for appointments and who will meet the student regularly throughout the academic year.
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?
SGUL operates a Mums and Dads scheme, where first year students are mentored by second years. Counselling services are available for all students.
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?
Wheelchair accessible ground floor accommodation is available in Halls and adaptions can be made to rooms according to need.
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.