University of Greenwich
University of Greenwich
The Student Wellbeing Service provides information, guidance and support to current and prospective students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties.
Disability and Dyslexia specialists can help with DSA applications, arranging reasonable adjustments, dyslexia screenings and advice on assistive technology software.
Mental Health and Counselling specialists offer a range of motivational and self-development workshops as well as confidential 1:1 sessions.
Where the university is the named provider, we offer1:1 study skills and mentoring (subject to availability).
Student Wellbeing (Disability & Dyslexia)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8331 7875
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?
We provide students with a list of suitable assessors. Funding is available, although this may not meet the whole cost.
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?
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?
There is a Disability Named Contact in each faculty. Students can contact the person directly.
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 counselling service available. Disabled students can also sign up to a Facebook group before starting their courses.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
The Disabled Students’ Network is run by the Student Union. Http://www.suug.co.uk/societies/dsn/ The aim of the Network is to support all students at the University of Greenwich with any kind of disability, providing peer support, chances to socialise and fun as well as helpful advice! Join our facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/248447342009118/ to keep up to date with everything we have planned and get to know your fellow students.
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
Prospective students who need adapted accommodation or specialist equipment should contact the Accommodation office early in the application process.
One-to-One / Group Study Skills
Does the institution provide support with arranging One to one/Group study skills sessions?
We can assist with arranging 1:1 study skills for students in receipt of DSAs. The university provides limited 1:1 support and group study skills sessions. Students can self -refer to these services. If necessary the disability service can signpost students to this support.