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Disabled Students Helpline

Disabled Students Helpline

This line provides advice to disabled students who are studying in England.


Disabled Students Helpline - 0330 995 0414

Telephone: 0330 995 0414

Opening hours: 11am-1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Note: The Disability Rights UK Student Helpline will be unavailable between 2-16 April. If you require assistance during that period please email us.

email: students@disabilityrightsuk.org

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

The student helpline is sponsored by the Snowdon Trust.

Calls are free from a landline but mobile providers may make a charge.

We also have a number of useful education related factsheets

Snowdon Trust

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 (0800 999 2568) for more specialised information and advice about education and training in Scotland. The Lead helpline is open 2pm-4pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10am-12pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.