Registering for Support

Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity (SWAI) provides a range of support, advice and guidance for Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at University.

Who can register for support?

Services are available for students living with a range of physical, mental, wellbeing and neurodiverse conditions including:

    • A mental health condition e.g. depression, OCD, eating disorders, PTSD
    • A long-term health condition e.g. chronic fatigue syndrome, organ transplants, Crohn’s disease
    • Dyslexia
    • AD(H)D
    • Deafness
    • Visual impairment
    • A physical disability
    • An Autistic Spectrum Condition, e.g. Asperger’s Syndrome
    • Wellbeing e.g. bereavement, adverse relationships, bullying
    • Health and wellbeing difficulties which significantly affect your ability to engage in university life.

How can the University support you?

Depending on an assessment of your specific needs, either by a specialist Advisor from SWAI or a Disabled Students Allowance assessor, your support could include:

    • Examination and assessment adjustments
    • Access to free specialist software on the University IT system
    • Orientation and familiarisation visits around campus
    • Provision of specialist mentoring and/or study support sessions
    • Bespoke library access
    • Signposting to self-help material and local services related to mental health and wellbeing
    • Advice on applying for and accessing your Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)
    • Adaptions to the physical environment or provision of equipment in your Halls of Residence
    • Access to 1-1 sessions in the Maths Learning Support Centre
    • Working in partnership with external organisations, agencies, and community networks
    • Facilitation in social activities
    • Transition support at key points of the academic journey
    • General wellbeing advice to encourage your independence and resilience.
    • Support groups which focus on a range of topics which will help you positively engage with your university life.

What to do next?

What you need to do next will depend on where you are in your Loughborough journey. Please select the relevant box below for further information and advice.

Last Updated: 21st June 2022