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Students with Disabilities

What's in a name? Click here if you want to know why we're using the term: "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. 


Students' Union contacts:

Staffordshire University Students’ Union Student Advice Centre:

Contact details and opening times.

Students’ Union Elected Officers
Telephone: (01782) 294629


Useful contacts:

Student Enabling Centre

Staffordshire University
Cadman Courtyard
College Road
Stoke on Trent
Tel: 01782 294982

Website: click here to open the University's  Disabled Students Homepage in a new window


Staffordshire University Hardship Fund information:

The University does have a small Hardship Fund designed to help students who are experiencing unforessen financial crises.

For more information, contact the Student Advice Centre or contact the Hardship Fund as follows:

David Cooper or Ann Clowes
Telephone: 01782 292777 or 01782 292711



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 Disability Rights Commission no longer exists. Its functions are now fulfilled by:


The Equality and Human Rights commission


  • Telephone: 0845 604 66 10

  • Textphone: 0845 604 66 20

  • Fax: 0845 604 6630

Click here to open their website in a new window.


Remember: we do our best to link to only the best external sites but we cannot be held responsible for the quality or accuracy of such websites.

Please let us know if you find any broken links: we can't check everything all the time, but if you let us know what's missing we can go hunting for it and let you know where it's moved to.