Getting support in place at university

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Are you blind or partially sighted and looking to start university this year? Do you know what support a university might be able to offer, how to get that support in place?

Thomas Pocklington Trust’s Student Support Service and the University of York held a webinar to discuss how to get support in place.

Watch the webinar below:

For closed captions and to access the transcript please click the You Tube link on the video.

You can download the presentation slides here


Our free webinar talked through:

  • What support a university may typically offer
  • When, who and how to contact the university you’re attending or hoping to attend
  • What the difference between Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) and university support is
  • What wider support is available for you.


Presenters included:

  • Tara Chattaway, Head of Education at Thomas Pocklington Trust
  • Mo Onyett, Student Adviser at the University of York.
  • Alice Bennett, IT Accessibility Support Specialist, Teaching and Learning Team at the University of York.
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