University of Law
University of Law
Whether your ambition is to work as a lawyer or in wider business, studying at The University of Law (ULaw) will ensure you’ll get the best possible start to your career. We’re the UK’s largest law school with nine locations nationwide and an award winning Careers and Employability Service. Our innovative business focused postgraduate courses are designed and taught by lawyers with real commercial experience and have a strong emphasis on building the practical skills that today’s employers are looking for. As a ULaw student, you will have access to the country’s largest and most varied pro bono programme with over 3,600 opportunities to put your legal skills into practice. Not to mention the UK’s largest legal mentoring programme, with the support of 600 practising lawyers and the UK’s only legal disability specific mentoring scheme. Our Supportive Disability Service has course dedicated Officers to help you from open day to graduation. Our record speaks for itself, in 2014 more ULaw graduates secured training contracts than from any other law college.
Disability Support Service
Tel: +44 (0)1483 216657
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
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 book SpLD Assessments through the University with the Educational Guidance Service. Students are expected to pay a contribution fee of £75 to confirm the booking of their 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?
There are Disability support officers to talk to. As well as a Learning Support Coordinator who can help with study skills. The University also has a welfare officer and counselling service, who can further assist depending on the student’s needs.
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?
Tutors have received in house training from the Disability Support Service to ensure their workshops are accessible. For more specific support and advice students would be referred to the Disability Support Service.
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?
Mentoring support can be provided as part of the Employability mentoring Scheme or as part of our Disability Mentoring Scheme.
We have a counselling service, study skills support and also a welfare officer to help students settle in as well as with any ongoing issues and support.
Specialist Support groups
Are there specialist support groups or a disabled students network available at the University?
We do not have a specialist support group or disabled students’ network at present
Adapted accommodation in halls
Is adapted accommodation and specialist equipment available in halls of residence?
The University of Law does not have their own halls of residence, however we do work with private accommodation. The accommodation officer in Student Services can assist students in finding suitable arrangements.
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.