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Learning Support

There is a range of additional support available for students with a disability who are studying a Higher Education courses.

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) are grants to help with the extra costs a student may face because of a disability. Conditions covered include long-term illnesses, mental health conditions or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Please note: the College can only offer limited additional learning support to HE students who have not applied for DSA. However reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning and in some instances assessment can be made for all students with a recent needs assessment.

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DSA’s are grants available to students with disabilities to help pay towards the extra essentials costs a disabled student may have because of their disability.

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For application guidance and additional information please call 0161 631 5000 and ask to speak to a member of the Learning Support team.

If you are applying for a course that we deliver in partnership with a University, you can also contact their disability support teams.

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Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is support to cover the study-related costs you have because of a mental health problem, long-term illness or any other disability.

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