This guide is for anyone interested in studying at Swansea University who may have a disability or long-standing difficulty.
For the purposes of this guide, the term disability includes individuals with sensory or physical impairments, long term medical conditions, specific learning difficulties (SpLD), autistic spectrum conditions (ASC), and mental health conditions.
At Swansea University we want all our students to do the best they can and we offer lots of help and support to those who need it.
How we define disability
The Equality Act 2010 says a disability is a condition that has a “substantial and long term negative effect on normal daily activities.” Some examples are dyslexia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism, bulimia, sight loss, hearing loss or mobility difficulties.