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Disabilities and dyslexia


The Disability and Dyslexia Services team is here to help you

We're committed to removing any barriers to you achieving you full academic potential, and to enjoying all the experiences and opportunities that you have as a student at Royal Holloway. We know that disabilities can create particular challenges, and that sometimes you might need adjustments or extra support.

Support we can offer

  • One-to-one study skills support
  • Support from a Mental Health Adviser
  • Support from a mentor
  • Exams Access Arrangements (such as extra time, use of a computer, a scribe, etc.)
  • Handouts, timetables or reading material delivered in different forms (such as braille or enlarged print)
  • Advance lecture notes, where possible
  • Book or article retrieval
  • Permission to record lectures, where possible
  • A note-taker or an amanuensis to take your dictation
  • Accommodation suitable for your disability

To access our support, all you need to do is declare your condition and register with us. We'll then work with you to put the right arrangements in place for you.

Contact us

  • Visit us in Founder's West room 143
  • Call us on 01784 276473
  • Email us

Support for my condition

Find out what kind of support is available for your condition

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Register with us

To access our support, you first need to declare your condition and register with us

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Apply for the Disabled Students Allowance

Student Finance may be able to assit you with financial support

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Assistive software

Download software that could help you with your condition

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