We provide confidential information, advice and guidance to prospective and current disabled students and to staff supporting disabled students.
Disability Services has created a video on the support options for disabled students at the University of Bristol. The term ‘disability’ is broader than many people think.
Before you use our services, find out who we can help and what we do.
Before you come to University
The things that you need to do to help you decide whether the University of Bristol is right for you, and preparing for when you arrive.
Students we support
The disabilities, learning difficulties and other health and mental health conditions we support students with, and the evidence we need to make recommendations for your support.
Tell us about your disability
Whether you're an applicant or a current student (at any stage in your studies), find out how to tell us about your disability.
The range of support available, including Alternative Exam Arrangements and reasonable adjustments, and how to access it.
Transfer your healthcare support
How to transfer your healthcare support to a local provider.
Check building access
How to check access to buildings and accommodation at the University.
The parking available and how to apply for a permit.
How to find out about accommodation options for disabled students.
Funding options for UK home and EU/international students, including Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs).
How to contact us including booking appointments for general, quick query or SpLD (dyslexia and dyspraxia) appointments.
Coronavirus update: Disability Services is open
Our staff are working remotely. Our Hampton House offices are closed. Please continue to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read our FAQs about online assessments. Also, see the University's latest coronavirus advice.
For information on face covering and visors, including what to do if you are exempt from wearing a face covering, please visit the Your health and safety webpage. If you are unable to wear a visor because of physical or mental illness, impairment or disability, contact Disability Services to discuss this.
Apply for AEAs
Use the online form to apply for Alternative Exams Arrangements (AEAs) for the re-sits and supplementary assessment period. Apply now so that you do not miss the deadline.
You only need to apply if you don't already have a Disability Support Summary (DSS).
If you want to review the AEAs in your DSS, contact us.
Resources and guidance to help you support disabled students.