Student Health & Wellbeing

The Role of the Disability Advice Service

Core Activities

  • Assisting prospective disabled students by providing information about the facilities and services offered by Canterbury Christ Church University.
  • Providing an advice and information service for existing students and staff on any aspect of the University’s service provision for disabled students.
  • Arranging practical support, such as note-takers, accessible teaching rooms or special arrangements in examinations and assessment.  
  • Advising the University authorities on their responsibilities towards disabled students.
  • Informing students about funding opportunities for academic support in relation to their disability.

This service supports students who are disabled due to a physical or mental impairment, or medical condition, that may affect their ability to study. This includes invisible disabilities such as dyslexia or depression, as well as those that are visible, such as a mobility difficulty.

International Disabled Students

The University provides specific information for International Disabled students and further information about support for students with particular disabilities is given through the links on the left hand menu.

Additional Support at East Kent College

If you are at East Kent College, you can arrange to talk to someone, or make an appointment to see staff in the Additional Support Team, by contacting the ALS Office on 01843 605040 ext. 5564, or by emailing
For more information see The ALS page on their website: