We offer coordinated support for students with disabilities. We want to help you get the most from your studies.
We provide a coordinated approach to supporting current and prospective disabled students, providing advice and guidance to students on how to access the most appropriate study provisions. If you’re a disabled student Liverpool John Moores University is committed to supporting your independence and will make reasonable adjustments to help you concentrate on your academic studies.
You can make an appointment directly:
Visit: You can book appointments in the Student Zones at any of the University libraries. These are confidential and take place in meeting rooms. State which location is the most convenient for you when booking an appointment and whereever possible we will accommodate your preferred choice of location.
When should I inform you about a disability?
Do I have to tell the University about my Disability?
We positively welcome disclosure from students at any point during their time here and we want students to feel confident in discussing details with staff throughout the University. To find out more about the University's disclosure policy go to (about us/public info/equality)
I have a disability but do not require support, what do I need to do?
I have a blue badge. How do I arrange parking in the university?
You should contact us and we may be able to arrange a parking permit; you will need to provide evidence that you have a Blue Badge.
How do I organise special arrangements for my examinations?
If you are entitled to any kind of exam support, including extra time or the use of a scribe or a PC, you will need to see us to discuss this. They will provide you with an Exam Provision Request Form; the team will be able to advise you where to submit this and what supporting documents you will need.
I am having financial difficulties - who should I contact?
You should contact the Funding Team who are also based in Student Advice and Wellbeing. They can advise you about discretionary funding such as the Access to Learning Fund. Contact them on 0151 904 6056/6057 or email email@example.com
I want to talk to someone about benefits I am getting or could be entitled to. Who should I contact?
The Disability Advice Team will be able to refer you to the appropriate Adviser. Alternatively you can make an appointment at any of the Student Zones or by calling the Student Advice and Wellbeing office direct on 0151 904 6056/6057 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
I require adapted accommodation. How do I arrange this?
You should contact the Accommodation Office to discuss any accessibility issues when you’re applying to LJMU. This will ensure that any necessary adjustments to the accommodation can be considered before you move in. You can email them at: email@example.com or call on: 0151 231 4166. Student Advice and Wellbeing also has a specialist accommodation adviser. Contact The Disability Advice Team to find out more.