- About us
- How we can help
- Advice and Information
- Disability related projects and programmes
- Education, Skills and Employment
- Independent living
- Training and Consultancy
- Policy & campaigns
- Contact us
- Support us
Disabled Students Helpline
This line provides advice to disabled students who are studying in England.
Disabled Student Helpline fundraising campaign
Our popular student helpline is a unique service to support disabled people at college, university and into apprenticeships.
We are the only organisation offering this specialist helpline support and as we want to continue to provide this service we are asking for online donations.
Telephone: 0800 328 5050
Opening hours: 11am-1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Our advisors can advise and support disabled people who are studying or wish to study at any level on full-time or part-time education or training courses if
- the course is in England and
- they are over 16
We can advise and support
- disabled students or
- parents and/or carers of disabled students or
- professionals working with disabled students
Students studying in Wales or Scotland
Our advisors can only support students who are studying in Wales or Scotland with general information on
- the Equality Act
- welfare benefits
- access to Higher Education
We recommend that disabled students who are studying in or wish to study in Scotland contact Lead Scotland (0131 228 9441) for more specialised information and advice about education and training in Scotland.
We also have a number of useful education related factsheets.