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We will do everything to make your time at the university a positive experience. We are committed to improving access to learning and provide a wide range of support.
We have expert staff to support students with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) such as Dyslexia; discuss academic adjustments for people with temporary or permanent disabilities or chronic conditions; support autistic students, and offer support for anyone at Kent experiencing distress arising from psychological, emotional or mental health issues. Find out more about us on the Meet the Team page.
Do you have a disability, specific learning difficulty or existing mental health condition? Register with Student Support and Wellbeing.
For visual guides on our key processes, check out these pages: How to get an ILP; How to get adjusted exam arrangements; What happens in Mental Health meeting; Counselling; Autism Assessment and Diagnosis; How to get Specific Learning Difficulty Support.
Don't see the support you need here? Check out our visual guide for 'Where to get Support' highlighting different services dedicated to supporting students in different aspects of their university life.
If you use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, follow @UniKentSSW for advice and information to help you keep calm and safe, and connected to others in the Kent community.
Check out our events calendar to see what workshops, online support groups and meetings are taking place. For advice, information and opinion pieces on mental health, disability and related topics take a look at our articles.
Information regarding our confidentiality and data protection practices can be found in our Privacy Notice.
Struggling with a physical or mental health issue which can't wait? Get help now.
Mental health advisers can assist with academic progress, groups & workshops, and online support.
Counselling offers a safe space to help you re-balance thoughts, feelings and behaviours.
Support for students with mobility issues, long term conditions, hearing loss or visual impairment.
Help with transition into university life, managing academic work, accommodation and socialising.
Advisers, study skills tutors & mentors can support with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia & ADHD.
Support for managing long term health conditions like Chronic Fatigue or Diabetes while you study.
We have some online peer support groups facilitated by Student Support staff.
Specialist staff can provide practical support & advice to anyone reporting sexual assault or rape.
Support for Care Leavers to help you at all stages of your higher education journey.
Work and study your way with assistive technology and alternative formats.
Get Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) to help cover specialist equipment, mentoring, tuition, etc.
Watch our short video to see where you can get support to prepare, connect and be calm during your exams at Kent.
Dr Jo Rodda, consultant psychiatrist for KMPT and Senior Lecturer at KMMS, discusses anxiety and ways to cope with therapy dog Olive.
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