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 Full Form

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

2017/18 Short Form

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

2017/18 Guidance Notes

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

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

Wyvern Training Portal

With comprehensive tutorials on Assistive Technology and Microsoft Office, it is the perfect addition to your DSA package. Tutorials Include: Up to 90 second bite-size videos, for bite-size learning, Visual graphics to enhance the learning experience, Professional narrative, Optional subtitles for the videos, Printable PDF guides for each video.

In Addition there is Live chat support with our fully certified Assistive Technology trainers and the portal is available on multiple devices (i.e. laptop, phone,tablet)

Find out more by visiting: https://users.wyvernportal.co.uk/

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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