DSA Equipment List

What is DSA? Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a grant that you don’t have to repay issued by the government to disabled and neurodivergent students whose learning at university is directly impacted by their condition and symptoms. The eligibility requirements are outlined here, where you can learn more about the types of disabilities which are eligible […]

Grants for Students with Disabilities – US College Scholarships

Are you a student with disabilities at college in the US ? Perhaps you are thinking of applying for college next year? If so, you may be interested to learn more about the grants for students with disabilities available to those studying at college in the US. College can be a more challenging and expensive […]

Celebrities with ADHD – educating, raising awareness & supporting neurodiversity

Ellie Middleton ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition which causes changes in behaviour amongst both adults and children. There has been a significant rise in the number of reported ADHD diagnoses in the UK in recent years and this is not due to a higher percentage of the population being born with the condition, but […]

The Best Universities for Disabled Students UK

Choosing which universities to apply for can be a challenging decision and if you’re a disabled or neurodivergent student there are more factors to consider beyond the type of degree you will choose. It can be hard to know whether a university will be able to support your individual needs and how to access disability […]

How much DSA can I get for ADHD?

Disabled Students’ Allowance is a non-repayable grant issued by the government to disabled and neurodivergent students whose learning and studies are directly impacted by their condition or disability. ADHD is classed as a disability in the UK so is therefore a condition which is eligible for DSA funding. If you are a student with ADHD, […]

An Introvert’s Guide to University

How much is the DSA allowance: a female student holding her study materials

The purpose of going to university is predominantly to get a degree, or a qualification and learning experience to further your education. In addition to this, the concept of going to university is often showcased as an opportunity for young adults to meet new people, make friends, socialise and discover themselves. It’s an experience which […]

How to Stay Focused while Studying – Tips if you have a Poor Attention Span

anxious female student sat at desk with notebook

A poor attention span is a factor which affected my ability to study efficiently as a university student for a long time. That was until I learned how to stay focused while studying! The ability to focus and concentrate on lectures and revision is something which every student has struggled with at some point, whether […]

The benefits of Jamworks Key Points for disabled and neurodivergent students

Key Points are a feature of the revision app Jamworks, which is available to disabled and neurodivergent students through the DSA (Disabled Students’ Allowance) programme. Here are some ways in which this feature benefits a variety of different conditions: Dyslexia Dyslexic students  can benefit from the Key Points feature of the Jamworks app as it […]