Disability Support

Find information about funding for disabled students, and how and why you might choose to inform the College about your disability.

The RCA is committed to celebrating diversity and supporting and helping all of its students to reach their full potential. Comprehensive support exists for students with disabilities, and we encourage disabled students who will be studying at the College to contact us at the earliest opportunity to discuss their requirements.

We can also offer assistance to students applying for Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) – for more information on eligibility and how to apply please visit the Gov UK website. 

Who to contact

The Student Adviser for Disability and Wellbeing is the first point of contact for disabled students. They offer confidential advice and guidance to enable you to make informed decisions about support that might assist you with your studies. When we refer to the term disability we also include long-term medical or mental health conditions and Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia.

The Dyslexia Coordinator provides academic support for dyslexic and dyspraxic students. This includes: screening tests; strategy workshop sessions; individual tutorial help with dissertations for students who do not receive the Disabled Students Allowance; study skills and time management. See further information about dyslexia support at the RCA.

Occupational Health Services for the College are now provided by Imperial College’s Occupational Health Service at their South Kensington Campus.

Disability Support