Within our diverse student community, there are many different circumstances or situations that may affect a person’s experience at university:
  • specific learning difficulty or differences
    for example, dyslexia, ADHD, etc.
  • autism
  • mental health difficulties
  • sensory or physical impairments
  • long-term health conditions
    for example, chronic fatigue syndrome, asthma, diabetes, cancer, HIV, etc.
  • and more
Over 450,000 students studying in the UK have declared a disability. This represents over 15% of the student population.

Support we provide

  • appointments with advisors
  • advice on getting a medical diagnosis
  • guidance on disclosure or providing evidence
  • teaching, learning and assessment adjustments
  • additional financial support
  • administrative support
  • and more

You can access our full range of support and services after you .
Counselling session in the Student Hub

Help us to support you

We need to know about your circumstances or situation as soon as possible to provide advice, guidance and support before and during your studies.
You can formally disclose an impairment, health condition or disability as soon as you make an application to study at the University of Plymouth.
If you need any support before you make an application (for example, access requirements at an open day), please speak to our Admissions team.

Contact us if you have any questions

Student Hub, Charles Seale-Hayne Library, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA

Our opening times: Monday to Thursday 8:30–17:00, Friday 9:30–16:30

Nancy Astor building