University of East London
Disability and mental health support
Disability support: Disability & Dyslexia Team
Tel/Textphone: +44 (0)20 8223 4440
More provision of support
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Main campus / Docklands
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?
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?
We have 3 FTE Disability Advisors, a Senior Disability Advisor and a Mental Health Co-ordinator, as well as a Services Manager
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?
All students are assigned a Personal Tutor who can sign post them to a variety of academic and non-academic support
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 a Health and Wellbeing Team in which the Counselling service resides along with the campus Nurse. We also have a buddy scheme to assist new students in the transition in to higher education.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
Yes; although this is limited so early application is advisable.
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.