Student Support Services
Find out about the Student Support Service available at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). If you have individual support needs, find out how our team can help support your study and learning experience.
Your Student Support Services
Our Student Support Services Team are here to help you make the most of student life and study effectively. If you have specific support needs or practical requirements, they can provide advice, support and practical help to make your transition to NTU as smooth as possible.
The team can provide specialist support for:
- Dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties – find out more or call +44 (0)115 848 4120 for further details
- a disability (physical or sensory impairment, or long-term health condition) – find out more or call +44 (0)115 848 2085 for further details
- an autistic spectrum condition – find out more or call +44 (0)115 848 2085 for further details
- a mental health difficulty, such as depression or anxiety – find out more or call +44 (0)115 848 2085 for further details.
If you would like to know more about the support services available and discuss your requirements, get in touch with the team so that arrangements can be put in place as soon as possible.
Arranging additional funding
You can find more information about the Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA) on the Gov.uk website. The DSA provides extra funding on top of your student finance allocation, to support you during your studies, subject to eligibility.
Advice for student parents
If you will need to manage your studies around family life, take a look at our information for students with caring responsibilities and find out what financial support you may be entitled to.
Information and support for care-experienced students
Our Student Support Services Team can provide information to students who have spent time in Local Authority care, to help ensure that your transition to university runs smoothly. We've put together some information about the advice and support available and details of our care leaver bursary.
Worried about settling in?
Starting university is a huge step and it’s natural to feel nervous about meeting new people or leaving home. For ideas about what to expect in your first few weeks and our advice in the lead-up to starting at NTU visit our starting at NTU page. Our Student Support Services Team will be on hand throughout Welcome Week and beyond, to answer any questions you might have and support you every step of the way.
Get in touch
For general enquiries about the support that can be provided, contact the team by email or by calling +44 (0)115 848 6060.