Higher education describes post-18 learning that takes place at universities and other colleges and institutions that award academic degrees, professional qualifications and Continuing Professional Development modules.

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA)

A higher education student living in England can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance if they have a:

  • disability
  • long-term health condition
  • mental health condition
  • specific learning difficulties like dyslexia

You can find more information about Disabled Students’ Allowances here.

Last reviewed: March 22, 2023 by Sophie

Next review due: September 22, 2023

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