Studying Abroad

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Visit the study abroad without limits page where you can access the SAWL forum and ask questions to local moderators about studying with a disability in another European Country. Ask about access, supports etc.

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Transition to Higher Eduction

Below you will find publications on the topic of transition to higher education for students with disabilities. Be aware that these publications are from across Europe and something that applies in one country may not necessarily apply in another, particularly with regard to legislation and funding. Publications are in various European languages but the titles and descriptions below are in English, the working language of the network. If you think a particular non English document below would be very useful to lots of our members, you can vote for it to be translated into English by mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line format: Vote, (Insert Publication Title), (Insert Publication Source). Budget allowing, the managing partnership will translate a small number of the most voted documents into English, the working language of the network.

Title: Accessing Higher Education – Slovenia

Language of Text: Slovenian

Source: DSIS

Description: The publication contains information about accessing higher education in Slovenia including enrolment procedures, obtaining the status of a disabled students, how to arrange reasonable adjustments, how to apply for student housing and meals subsidies, information on different scholarships and opportunities for international mobility for study and work experience.

Download Accessing Higher Education – Slovenia (pdf, 723Kb)

Title: Applying for Disabled Students’ Allowances – UK

Language of Text: English

Source: SKILL

Description: If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty and are in higher education in the UK, you may be eligible for extra funding from Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs). These allowances are intended to cover any extra costs or expenses you have while you are studying that arise because of your disability and this publication contains info on how to apply.

Download Applying for Disabled Students’ Allowances – UK (Word, 319Kb)

Title: Applying to Higher Education – UK

Language of Text: English

Source: SKILL

Description: This booklet aims to guide disabled students through the process of applying to study at higher education level in the UK.

Word Document Download Applying to Higher Education – UK (Word, 237Kb)

Title: Funding Higher Education for Disabled Students – UK

Language of Text: English

Source: SKILL

Description: If you are going to study a higher education course at college or university in the UK, you may need funding to cover your fees, living costs and disability-related costs. This booklet tells you about the student support that is available in higher education and where to apply for it.

Download Funding Higher Education for Disabled Students – UK (Word, 292Kb)

Title: Postgraduate Education for Disabled Students – UK

Language of Text: English

Source: SKILL

Description: There are many reasons to choose postgraduate study in the UK. Some people really enjoy their subject and want to learn more about it. For others it is about pursuing their chosen career, enhancing their job prospects or converting to a new vocational area. This booklet tells you about choosing, applying and funding for a postgraduate course in the UK.

Word Document Download Postgraduate Education for Disabled Students – UK (Word, 386KB)