Claim form

Students looking to claim costs relating to their General Allowance or Travel Allowance should complete this form and return it with their receipts.
Download Claim for Reimbursement form for 2022/23 academic year (PDF)

Disability Evidence Form

To be completed and returned by both the student and a medical professional where the student isn’t able to give us enough evidence of their disability.
Download Disability Evidence form (PDF - 490KB)

Request for Temporary DSAs Support Form

To be completed and returned where a university or college can’t give support and the student has submitted a formal appeal.
Download Request for Temporary DSAs Support form (PDF - 39.7KB)

Additional Sources of Funding/advice for students

Hardship Fund (apply via your university or college):

Other organisations that provide additional funding/advice:

DSA information

Student Reviews of Access 1st service:

Government website:

Additional funding for DSA students:
Please contact your Disability Team at your Higher Education provider regarding hardship funding, or bursaries that may be available via your institution.

Data storage:

Students are advised to ‘back up’ electronic resources and course work frequently, to avoid loss of material if your computer hard drive becomes corrupted. Data can be backed up using an external hard drive (available from your supplier at cost to you), or via use of an online ‘cloud’ storage facility. Some free ‘cloud’ storage suppliers are:

Useful apps:

  • Dragon Dictation: free voice recognition app to quickly transcribe reminders, to¬dos, notes etc.
  • Evernote: note taking and organisation app Reimbursement items


Accessibility and Technology

This site is open access with various resources from PDF downloads to videos:

Accessibility from Google: