Welcome to Disability Services Induction Events September 2023

Our Disabled Students’ Induction Events give you the opportunity to obtain the information you need before you start at the University. You are welcome to attend one or more sessions.

We are hosting an online event on Thursday 7 September 2023. This will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the support provisions available to disabled students. You will be able to attend an online question and answer panel with staff from Disability team, as well as other staff from services across the University. You can also attend sessions with the Students' Union and the Disabled Students Network.

On Tuesday 12 September 2023 we are holding an on-campus event for autistic students. The event will be opportunity for you to meet the Disability Advisers and staff from the university in a quieter environment with smaller numbers of people present.

On Thursday 14 September 2023 we will also be hosting an on-campus event. This event will enable you to familiarise yourselves with the campus, meet your named Disability Adviser and to discuss your support requirements and meet staff from other support services.

If you have any queries that cannot be answered across these pages, please get in touch with us directly at disability@hud.ac.uk.


Online event

Join us at our online welcome event on Thursday 7 September to learn more about Disability Services and the wider University.


Autism induction event

Join us on campus on Tuesday 12 September. This event is aimed at autistic students and will be in a quieter environment with fewer attendees.


In-person event

Join us on Thursday 14 September for our on-campus welcome event.  There will be an opportunity to meet with the University Support Services, have a short discussion with a Disability Adviser, tour the campus and visit the Library.

Disability support on offer at the University of Huddersfield

Find out about the support offered through Disability Services at the University of Huddersfield.



Register with Disability Services

To get started with Disability Services, please register with the service. This gives us the opportunity to learn more about you so we can put the best possible support in place. You can register prior to arrival at the University.


Book an appointment with a Disability Adviser

Appointments can be booked in person, online or via telephone with your assigned adviser.


Applicant checklist and transition information

Disability-related hints and tips for things to do in preparation for university, a transition pack and a video to outline the support available.


The Disabled Students' Allowance

Learn more about this fund which can help to provide you with the support related to the impact of a disability on your studies.

Study Support and Guidance



Find out more about this service which provides training and software which can help with studying, learning and working.


Library Disability Support

Find out more about the practical help and support support available at the library.


Wellbeing Support Service

Discover the range of support in managing your wellbeing and mental health.


Discover campus and understand your timetable

Learn more about the University campus and how to access your timetable.

Support Services and Uni Life


Frequently Asked Questions

If you are joining the University as a disabled student, here are the answers to some of the questions you may have.


Academic Skills Tutor

Find out about the guidance available on understanding and developing the academic skills required in Higher Education.


Health Centre

If you have moved to the local area, you may want to register with a local GP.


Careers and Employability Service

Learn more about the Career and Employability Services and about how our friendly and professional advisers can support you throughout your studies.


Global Professional Award

Find out more about this undergraduate programme which is designed to prepare you for your chosen path following graduation.



Browse through the activities on offer in University's gym, and find out more about our focus of creating an active university community.

Students' Union


Students' Union Welcome Events

Browse through the Students’ Union events, designed to welcome you to the University.


Students' Union Disabled Students Network

Reach out to the Students' Union Disabled Students Network for information and support from other students.


Students' Union Advice Centre

Get in touch with the Students’ Union Advice Centre for advice and support on a range of academic, financial, wellbeing or accommodation matters.