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New advice service to benefit disabled students
A new advice service is to help disabled students from the Banbury area who are thinking about going to university.
The centre provides study needs assessments for any student applying for a Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA). The allowance can fund extra support or equipment that will help students to succeed on their chosen course.
Previously students from the Banbury area applying for a DSA had to travel to Oxford, Northampton or Coventry for assessment.
Sally Dicketts, principal of OCVC (http://en.wikipedia.org/
“We are committed to ensuring that such services are as accessible as possible and are pleased to be launching the outreach service from the OCVC Banbury campus (http://www.ucas.com/
The service is open to any disabled person wanting to apply to higher education and is offered by appointment only by calling 01865 551811 or emailing oxfordaccesscentre@
For more information please contact: Jonathan Goode, PR Officer, Oxford and Cherwell Valley College, on 01865 551890 or JGoode@ocvc.ac.uk