Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

The University of Wolverhampton is committed to supporting all of our 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:

BSL videos available at Student Finance Englands YouTube channel

For information relating to STudent Fiance in Northern Ireland please go to:

As a student at the University of Wolverhampton you may be eligible for additional funding depending on your current circumstances.  

Access Bursary:

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 Hardship 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 childcareaccommodationbooks and equipment, a disabilitytravel 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 

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.

For more infomration please email: or see: our facebook page 

Contact us

The Student Support and Wellbeing Team are here to provide advice about support options at University.

How to contact the Student Support and Wellbeing Team:

Call us on: 01902 321 074

For more information, visit Student Support and Wellbeing.