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Disability advice and support


De Montfort University is committed to providing leading support to enable our prospective and current students to achieve their full potential.

Support and guidance is available to students with a wide range of impairments. This can include, but is not limited to:

  • Visual or hearing impairment
  • Autism, including Asperger's
  • Physical impairments or mobility difficulties
  • Long-term or progressive medical conditions e.g. diabetes, sickle cell anaemia, epilepsy, cancer, HIV, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Specific learning difference e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia

What do we offer?

  • Assistance with applying for the Disabled Students’ Allowances funding
  • Referral for an assessment with an Educational Psychologist
  • Referral for Autistic Spectrum Disorder assessment
  • Identification of individual reasonable adjustments
  • Arrangements for study needs assessments
  • Liaison with academic and other University departments
  • Exam support – please see the exams webpages for information on deadlines and how to access support.

De Montfort University - NMH Rates

Period covered 01/04/2020 through to 31/03/2021
These rates apply to De Montfort University- Disability Services Non-Medical Helper (NMH) Support, which is registered with DSA-QAG.
The University's NMH rates are available in this document. The greyed out cells indicate that the institution does not offer these services.


Students can book an appointment to see a member of the team through our online booking service, MyGateway to discuss any support requirements.

Contact details

The Student Gateway, Gateway House
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7595  

Faculty engagement officers (FEOs)

Arts, Design and Humanities

Donna Neal & Hayley Coles

Business and Law

Sarah Stirk & Jo White

Computing, Engineering and Media

Teerth Ruprai & Amanda Goodliffe

Health and Life Sciences

Elliot Juby & Amanda Goodliffe