Disclosure and Confidentiality
The following information may be useful for students and staff. It addresses key questions students may have about disclosing a disability at university. It also explains a little more about issues of student confidentiality.
Click on the link to read answers to some commonly asked questions:
- What does disclosure mean?
- Do I have to disclose?
- What will happen if I disclose my disability on my UCAS application form?
- I did not disclose my 'disability' when I applied. Can I disclose now?
- I am experiencing difficulties due to an unexpected diagnosis. Can I disclose a disability at this stage of my course?
- Who needs to know about my disability, if I disclose?
- Where can I get advice about disclosing my disability to potential employers?
If you have any other concerns, or queries, regarding the issue of disclosure and confidentiality, please do not hesitate to contact one of our Disability Advisers.
- Disability Disclosure Policy (last modified: 19 July 2010)
Advice from our students
"Do not do as I did and let pride stand in the way of academic progress. Since taking advice from the Disability Service life as a student has become much more manageable."
Jeffery, 1st year