About disability

The best source of information about the impact of a disability is often the individual themselves, but the following sections provide some general information about how a disability might impact on study, what support students might require, who is covered by the legislation, and how the University identifies and communicates the recommended reasonable adjustments to meet its Equality Act duties. 

The Equality Act

An introduction to the Equality Act and the legal definition of a disability.

Student Support Plan

An explanation of the purpose and function of a Student Support Plan.

Disability support advice

Information about the impact of a range of disabilities on study and guidance on how to support students.