Funding for disabled students

Funding is available to pay for additional study-related costs incurred by disabled students as a direct result of their condition, impairment or Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD).

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The type of funding depends on various factors, including your course, nationality, residency and disability-related requirements.

The Student Centre can help you if you aren’t sure which fee and funding categories you fall into.

Home students - Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) are available from UK student funding bodies to pay for disability related costs incurred whilst studying.

Go to the Disabled Students’ Allowances page for information about who is eligible and how to apply

Goldsmiths can provide access to assistive technology on the IT network and has a loan service for specialist equipment.

Students from EU and overseas

The Disability Service assesses individual needs and advises on the support that can be funded by Goldsmiths. This normally takes place within the student’s first appointment with a Disability Adviser.

The type of support that can be funded may include support workers and travel, depending on individual disability related requirements.

Make an appointment with a Disability Adviser

Goldsmiths can provide access to assistive technology on the IT network and has a loan service for specialist equipment.

Students from Ireland

Students from the Republic of Ireland may be eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs).

Contact the Disability Service for advice and help completing the application form

Goldsmiths can provide access to assistive technology on the IT network and has a loan service for specialist equipment.

Exam attendance only students

The Disability Service assesses individual needs and advises on the support that can be funded by Goldsmiths. This normally takes place within the student’s first appointment with a Disability Adviser.

The type of support that can be funded may include support workers and travel, depending on individual disability related requirements.

Make an appointment with a Disability Adviser

Goldsmiths can provide access to assistive technology on the IT network and has a loan service for specialist equipment.

Prospective students

If you are eligible for DSAs you can apply before you start your course.

If you are thinking about studying here contact the Disability Service as early as possible to discuss support arrangements. Advice is available at any stage of the student journey, even before applying for a course.

More on support when applying.