Disability Rights UK – Disabled Students Helpline

Provides information and advice to disabled students studying in England


Helpline offering information and advice on disability issues in post-16 education and training. Issues covered include applying to further and higher education, financial assistance while studying,  sharing information on disability, looking for work and adjustments for disabled students.

A range of information factsheets and guides available to download for free at www.disabilityrightsuk.org

Also supports students studying in Wales and Scotland with general information on the Equality Act, benefits and accessing Higher Education.

Disability Rights UK recommends that disabled students who wish to study in Scotland contact Lead Scotland (0131 228 9441) for more specialised information and advice about education and training in Scotland. (See separate entry).

Opening hours:

The telephone can be accessed on Tuesdays from 11.00am – 1.00pm and on Thursdays from 11.00am – 1.00pm. You can also email your enquiry to students@disabilityrightsuk.org. 



Here East
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
[Not Specified]
E20 3BS
United Kingdom

Website: https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/disabled-students-helpline
Email: rundip.thind@disabilityrightsuk.org
Helpline number: 0300 995 0414

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