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Supporting Your University Experience

We offer a wide range of support for our learners on university programmes with us. Anyone studying a university programme or higher education as it is sometimes referred to, will benefit from our open door policy, free access to tutors, support tutors, personal and pastoral care and academic support as well as signposting to any financial support that may be available.

HE Learning Support Team 

The HE Learning Support Team are the first point of call for anything related to HE learning support. If you have a query about a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia/dyspraxia or want some information about a medical or mental health issue, please email, call or come and find us. We are here to help.

We can give you all the information and help you need to apply for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA).

We can also arrange full assessments and support tutors for both reasonable adjustments and formal diagnosis or need.

Key contacts:

For Disabled Student Allowance queries: disabilityadviser@cornwall.ac.uk 01209 616338

For Student Assessment queries: studentassessment@cornwall.ac.uk 01209 616326

For Student Support queries: HElearningsupport@cornwall.ac.uk 01209 616326

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA)

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) are extra help for HE students who have a disability, a mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia, ADHD or dyspraxia. Watch this video from Student Finance England to find out how and when to apply for Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA)

To fill out a DSA form online, go to

www.gov.uk/disabled-students-allowances-dsas/how-to-claim

Contact us

Please contact our specialist team on 01209 616326 or learning.support@cornwall.ac.uk to discuss your specific needs and support requirements. HE students should contact HElearningsupport@cornwall.ac.uk.