How to study for exams with Jamworks – Boost knowledge & wellbeing in exam season

It’s almost exam season which means for us students stress levels are rising and we need all the study support we can get! Many university students benefit from using assistive technology software such as Jamworks during lectures to take notes and record study content. However, did you know that you can also use Jamworks during […]

How to fill out the DSA1 form (step by step)

Are you a disabled/neurodivergent person applying for or attending university in the UK? If so, you could be eligible to receive DSA. Disabled Students’ Allowance is a non-repayable grant issued by the government to students whose learning is impacted by their disability/condition. There are two ways that you can apply for DSA; either through your […]

How to navigate the Jamworks DSA Community for maximum disability support at university

Join our DSA Community for Disabled and Neurodivergent students

What is the Jamworks DSA Community? The Jamworks DSA Community is a freely accessible group for disabled and neurodivergent students at university hosted via the online platform Discord. The group is organised by the Jamworks team and a group of DSA experts who can support students with their application for Disabled Students’ Allowance. If you […]

How to keep on top of your workload as a university student

student sitting and looking at her laptop looking stressed out

When the initial excitement of moving to university and experiencing freshers week has finally settled down and you reach mid semester, it’s normal to feel the stress begin to hit. Assignment deadlines begin to loom, your workshop partners aren’t pulling their weight on the group presentation and the maintenance loan is quickly disappearing from your […]

Why you should tell a friend to apply for DSA

female and male student sat a table with laptops open

Disabled Students’ Allowance is a non-repayable grant issued by the government to disabled and neurodivergent students whose learning is impacted by their condition or disability. You may have heard of the DSA programme before through your student finance application or from fellow students who have been offered support. And if this is your first time […]

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 […]