Resources for students with support needs
We have compiled the list of resources below to help students with support needs who are considering studying or working abroad during their studies to research their options.
Dyslexia and Disability Support Service
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) offers advice on local laws and customs for 225 countries, including specific advice for people with disabilities.
The Disabled Students Committee Facebook page
The Staff and Disability Network page.
Articles and blogs
Top 5 Tips for Students with Physical Disabilities Studying Abroad
A Guide to Studying in the U.S. for International Students with Disabilities
My Experience of Studying Abroad with a Disability
Mental health abroad
Student Access to Mental Health Support (SAMHS)
Big White Wall
Counselling Service self help resources
FCO advice on travel and mental health
The Dreaded Homesickness: How I Coped and Overcame It
How Not To Cope With Time Difference
Making Friends During Your Year Abroad
Making Friends Abroad
Global Opportunities: Students with Support Needs and Mental Health abroad workshop
- Date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019
- Time: 2 - 3:30pm
- Location: Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 3
This event is open to allies and we welcome interested students and members of staff to attend.
Download a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation.