Additional Sources of Funding/advice for students

Hardship Fund (apply via your university or college):
www.gov.uk/extra-money-pay-university/university-and-college-hardship-funds

Other organisations that provide additional funding/advice:

DSA information

Student Reviews of Access 1st service:
www.dsa-qag.org.uk/Assessment-Centres/Access-1st.html

Government website:
www.gov.uk/disabled-students-allowances-dsas

Additional funding for DSA students:
www.studenthealthassociation.co.uk/bursaries/index.html

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

Documentation:

Accessibility and Technology

This site is open access with various resources from PDF downloads to videos:
www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Technology/charge.html

Accessibility from Google:
www.google.com/accessibility

Jisc TechDis:
www.youtube.com/user/JISCTechDis/