Disabled Students' Allowance: Northern Ireland

The Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) aims to ensure everyone has the support and adjustments they need to succeed during their studies. This information is relevant to students who normally live in Northern Ireland.

Disabled Students' Allowance: Wales

The Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) aims to ensure everyone has the support and adjustments they need to succeed during their studies. This information is relevant to students who normally live in Wales.

Students with imprisoned parents

Universities and colleges welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience. If you choose to disclose that you are a student with an imprisoned parent it will not negatively impact your application – it gives context to your circumstances.

Supporting disabled students (including those with long-term illnesses and learning differences)

Students with physical or mental health conditions or learning disabilities and differences will find a variety of support available in higher education. However, advance research and preparation can make all the difference - we've worked with experts, such as the National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP) to outline some of the ways in which you can help your students make a successful transition.

What is DSA?

Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a grant you don’t need to repay.