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Disability & Dyslexia Services

The Disability and Dyslexia Service provides information, advice and support to students and applicants with specific learning difficulties, disabilities, medical conditions and mental health difficulties. We provide a non-judgmental and confidential service to assist you during your studies at Cardiff including e.g. offering information on funding for disabled students and assistance in making and requesting reasonable adjustments and much more.

Current Students

Information, advice and guidance to disabled students about support and services at Cardiff University.


Information on how to put support in place for your arrival at Cardiff University and what we need you to provide to arrange this.

Specific Disability Support

Find out more about the type of support and adjustments that you may need specific to your disability .

Dyslexi/SpLD Screening

If you think you have dyslexia or another specific learning difficulty, find out how we can help.

Disabled Students Allowance

Find out if you are eligible for the disabled students allowance, what it covers and how to apply.


Information on adjustments for exams and how and what you need to do to apply .

Assessment Centre Cardiff

Information on how to have your DSA Needs Assessment carried out at the Assessment Centre Cardiff.

Support Worker Service

If you need support on campus, find out what can be provided, if you are eligible and how to arrange it.

Study Skills

Information on what study skills covers, your eligibility and how to access this service.