Disability Support

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance welcomes enquiries and applications from disabled students. Candidates will be judged solely on their technical and academic potential, and on the appropriateness of the chosen programme to meet your needs.

Trinity Laban has considerable experience in supporting students with a range of disabilities including sensory impairment, neuro-diverse conditions, mental health problems, long-term illness and mobility difficulties. 

Before you apply

Trinity Laban invites disabled applicants to contact the Disability Coordinator to discuss any particular requirements you may have in relation to your enquiry, application or audition and interview.

Questionnaire for New Students

Before students start on a course they are asked to complete the below on-line questionnaire:

Health and Disability Questionnaire 2015/16

Disability Provision

Support

  • one-to-one support
  • help claiming benefits 
  • dyslexia support
  • on-site needs assessments

Access

  • Traffic free sites, automatic doors
  • lifts with spoken announcements 
  • accessible accommodation 
  • wheelchair accessible local transport
  • flexible time-tabling

Assessments

  • Extra-time for some assessments
  • accessible assessment methods
  • reasonable adjustments to accommodate need 

Disability Awareness

  • Disability awareness training for staff 
  • confidential disclosure process
  • written guidance for staff.

Library

  • Braille technology
  • adjustable workstation
  • specialist dyslexia software on all computers 

 Disabled Students' Allowance (14/15)

 As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) if you have a:

  • disability
  • long-term health condition
  • mental health condition
  • specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia

Below is a  link to the form you will need to complete to applied for DSA, there are specific to your funding body.

Find the forms for Disabled Students' Allowance here

Find our DSA NMH Rates here

International Disabled Students

There may be some funding which is specific to your country, it is worth getting in touch to check whether or not you country has any specific schemes in place.

Contact Details

James Hitchins
Disability Coordinator
Tel:   +44 (0)20 8305 4418
Email: [email protected]

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