Information for Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) Needs Assessors

The page provides information which may be useful for Disabled Students' Allowance(DSA) needs assessors.

Needs Assessment reports

Please sent Needs Assessment Reports to Disability Advice and Guidance Team: 

Course information for Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research

Programme information including a course overview, course content and assessment methods are available on our Study with Liverpool webpages.

Non-medical help (NMH) support

Our preferred Non-medical helper provider is Barry Bennett Ltd.

We also work with Deaf Student Solutions to support students requiring BSL interpreters.

Other Student Support services available

  • Wellbeing Advice and Guidance
  • Counselling Service
  • Mental Health Advisory Service
  • Money Advice and Guidance
  • International Advice and Guidance

Contact information for the student support teams can found on the Student Services Teams page

£200 Laptop contribution

If a student is unable to afford the  Disabled Student Allowances' £200 contribution towards a laptop students may be eligible for funding from the University of Liverpool's hardship fund.

Microsoft Office suite

All students are entitled to install the latest version of the Microsoft Office suite on up to five personal devices for free at the University of Liverpool.  The licence will last for as long as the student is a member of the University.

To obtain a copy of Microsoft Office, students will need to log in at using their University credentials (in the format  This will provide access to download and install the latest version of the Office suite, plus Office for iPad, iPhone or Android.

Assistive software

A range of assistive software is available for all registered students to access on campus.  We also have an experienced assistive technology specialist who can provide one-to-one training sessions in the software.

Lecture Capture

The University of Liverpool provide lecture capture facilities in most lecture theatres.