Students with Dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) can access a range of support and equipment during their time at University. More information about Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other SpLDs can be found on the British Dyslexia Association website.
If you have Dyslexia, another Specific Learning Difficulty or Disability , please make an appointment with a Disability Adviser.
2022/23 Academic Year
Assessments for the 2022/23 Academic year have now closed.
2023/24 Academic Year (Opens July 2023)
The Disability Service co-ordinates Diagnostic SpLD (Dyslexia) Assessments on USW's South Wales campuses, in partnership with a pool of free-lance Assessors. The cost of a Diagnostic Assessment is £400.
Enrolled USW students studying a minimum of 60 credits, may be eligible to receive a free internal assessment with support from the Diagnostic Testing Bursary. Please note that the Bursary fund is limited and assistance with assessment fees is not guaranteed. Students who do not qualify for the Bursary, may be able to apply for assistance with assessment fees from the Student Support Fund.To request an assessment please complete the 3 steps below: