All Higher Education students can claim the Disabled Students Allowance via the Student Finance England/Student Loan Company. It is not a loan and does not need to be paid back.
Eligible conditions include:
- A learning difficulty
- A mental health condition
- A physical disability
- A long-term health condition
Students can use the DSA to pay for specialist equipment, non-medical helpers or travel costs. For more information visit www.gov.uk/student-finance
and search for DSA. Applications open from the February half-term and can take 14 weeks to process so make sure you apply as early as possible!