The University of Wolverhampton is committed to supporting all of our D/deaf and hard of hearing students to enjoy and succeed in their university experience.
Here are some useful videos from Student Finance England (SFE) regarding funding and how to apply
All videos are either BSL or close captioned:
All videos are BSL and close captioned. There are more BSL videos available at Student Finance Englands YouTube channel
Student finance explained 2019/20:
Student finance application journey 2019/20:
Funding for students with disabilities and other needs 2019/20
Application help 2019:
Funding for students with disabilities and other needs:
More videos can be found at: Student Finace Wales (SFW) YouTube channel
For information relating to STudent Fiance in Northern Ireland please go to: https://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk/
As a student at the University of Wolverhampton you may be eligible for additional funding depending on your current circumstances.
As a person with deafness/hearing loss or other hearing impairment who is eligible for support via the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) (which has been declared to the University prior to enrolment) you may be eligible for the £2000 Access Bursary.
For more information including eligibility criteria, please see Access Bursary
Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund:
The Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund is additional funding for students to apply to who are experiencing genuine financial hardship. Awards do not have to be repaid and can contribute to meeting the costs of childcare, accommodation, books and equipment, a disability, travel and utilities.
Applications are made through e:Vision and any award which may or may not be made will depend on individual circumstances.
For more information including eligibility criteria, please see Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund
The Sign Language Society (SLS) has been running since 2008 and this is where you get to meet current Deaf students as well as other Deaf people who are both local and from all over the UK along with Deaf students who have already graduated - you can also meet BSL Interpreting and Deaf Studies students there too. We usually meet at The Royal London Pub, every Thursday evening from 7pm to 11pm - feel free to pop in at any time to meet us.