Students with Disabilities

We hope that you will find most advice or welfare information you will need on the rest of our website. This page is a directory of contacts we hope you will find useful; including a few resources that only apply to students with disabilities. If you cannot see what you need here, or on the rest of our site, please contact us. 

Staffordshire University AccessAbility Services

AccessAbility aim to provide students with an individually negotiated support programme that may include:

  • Guidance and help with applications for Disabled Students’ Allowances 

  • Provision of academic support 

  • Provision of support to help with mobility where that is not the responsibility of home Social Services Department

  • Provision of specialist support

This is not an exhaustive list and full account of all of support needs will be taken into consideration.

Students' Union contacts:

Staffordshire University Students’ Union Student Advice Centre:

Contact details and opening times.

Students’ Union Elected Officers

tel: (01782) 294629

Other useful contacts:

National Bureau for Students with Disabilities (SKILL):

Helpline: 0800 328 5050 (voice) or 0800 068 2422 (text)

Mental Health and wellbeing - two support agencies

MIND (the National Association for Mental Health)

Changes (a user-led mutual help group)

The Equality and Human Rights commission


  • Telephone: 0845 604 66 10

  • Textphone: 0845 604 66 20

  • Fax: 0845 604 6630

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