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University Centre Support

The Higher Education Support Team

We provide support, advice and guidance for students with a wide range of learning needs. We are here to help higher education students who have a range of additional support needs and are committed to providing inclusive education in a safe and positive environment.

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Making a referral to the Higher Education Support Team (HEST)

It you feel you require support from the Higher Education Support Team please complete the HEST Referral Document 2019-20 and return to the HEST team via email This will help the team to get a better understanding of your additional support needs such as exam access arrangements, alternative assessments plans and emergency reaction plans. 

If so, you may be eligible for all of the support.