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Graduate Admissions

 

Portal for applicants with a disability


Disabled Applicants

If you are made an offer of admission and you have disclosed a disability, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition, the Disability Resource Centre will be sent the disclosure information.  They will then contact you by email to discuss your particular requirements and offer advice and guidance. It is important that you respond to the DRC as early as possible. If you did not disclose your disability in your application we would encourage you to contact the DRC as soon as possible if you are made an offer of admission.

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Disabled Applicants

The University of Cambridge welcomes applications from disabled students including those with a specific learning difficulty or a long-term health condition (including mental health difficulties) and considers them on the same academic grounds as all other candidates.

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) offers guidance, information and support to prospective students, applicants and current students with any impairment/disability or health condition, including those with:

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Disability Resource Centre

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides advice, information and support to disabled students and those staff supporting them. The DRC has specialist advisers who can assist in providing information and arranging appropriate support to enable you to facilitate your effective study here.

For additional information, please see the section on Disabled Applicants.

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Funding for Disabled Applicants

If you are awarded funding from one of the seven main Research Councils, you will be eligible to apply for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) from your funding body. If you are a home student funded by a body that does not have Disabled Students' Allowances or if you are applying as a self-funded home graduate disabled student, you might be eligible for DSAs from the Students Loan Company to help support you in your graduate studies while at Cambridge.

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College Accessibility

When considering your College choices you will need to think carefully about your accommodation requirements if you have disclosed a disability. Please note that most Colleges have a mixture of accommodation, much of which is not on-site. Even where a College appears to be fairly central, the accommodation it is able to provide may not be. Many Colleges are also historic buildings, with period features such as narrow staircases. Not all Colleges can provide college accommodation for all their graduate members, but they are often able to give priority to accommodating disabled students.

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