Student Finance England 2017/18 Application Forms

If you are applying for DSA support from Student Finance England, you can download the application forms below

2017/18 Short Form

This is for students who have already applied for Full-Time student finance

2017/18 Full Form

This is for students applying for DSAs only; or part time, postgraduate or distance learning students (including Open University)

2017/18 Guidance Notes

If you need any help with the application, this is the place to head to.

Disabled Students' Allowances – Expenses

If you have incurred expenses that can be claimed back via DSA (see your DSA2 letter for confirmation) or incurred travel expenses to get to your Needs Assessment, take a look at the below form

2016/17 Claim Form

For expenses/claims that occurred in the 2016/17 Academic Year

2017/18 Claim Form

For expenses/claims that occurred in the 2017/18 Academic Year

Where to send your form(s)

Student Finance England
PO Box 210
Darlington
DL1 9HJ

Useful Links

National Union of Students (NUS)

Email: nusuk@nus.org.uk

Web: www.nus.org.uk

Dyslexia Action

Web: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Skill, the National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

Email: skill4disabledstudents@disabilityallowance.org.uk

Web: www.skill.org.uk

Disability Rights UK

Email: enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org

Web: www.disabilityrightsuk.org.uk

DnA – Diversity and Ability

Email: hello@dnamatters.co.uk

Web: www.dnamatters.co.uk

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Web: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

DSA-QAG

Web: www.dsa-qag.org.uk

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk

Web: www.rnib.org.uk

Scope

Email: helpline@scope.org.uk

Web: www.scope.org.uk

Action for Hearing Loss

Email: solutions@hearingloss.org.uk

Web: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

Free Resources

We’ve put together some links to some free online resources which could help with your studies

Apple Accessibility

Find out how to make your iPhone or iPad more accessible

www.apple.com/accessibility/ios

Zotero

This is free referencing software to help you collect, organise, cite and share your research sources.

www.zotero.org

Android Accessibility

Find out mobile tools to help your Android Phone be more accessible.

www.google.co.uk/accessibility/on-the-go.html

Diversity and Ability Resources

DnA is a social enterprise designed and led by, and for, neurodiverse and disabled learners in education and the work place. They have compiled a huge list of reviews and guides, all for free, for you! Areas include Apps, Mindfulness, Open Source Software, Note Taking, Workplace and much more

Future Learn

FutureLearn is a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education. Their partners include over 20 of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, including the British Council, the British Library, and the British Museum.

FutureLearn courses are created and taught by UK and international universities, alongside specialist education institutions and centres of research excellence from around the world.

You can choose from hundreds of free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

Check out some of their course collections below:

 

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