Additional Assistance

We are dedicated to providing you with every opportunity for exam success and professional development, so we can facilitate additional supports you may need throughout the semester and on exam day.

You might require additional assistance for any of the following circumstances:

  • Dyslexia
  • Blindness or partially sighted
  • Registered disabled or certified as temporarily disabled
  • Mental health condition
  • Significant ongoing illness
  • Serious injury
  • Other acknowledged disabilities.

What additional supports are available?

  • Additional time
  • Laptop
  • Reader and/or scribe 
  • Alternative exam paper format (e.g. larger font)
  • Exam environment accommodation (e.g. away from main large exam hall)
  • Dictionary in your native language

Apply for additional assistance

If you would like to find out more about applying for additional assistance, please get in touch with our Client Support Manager, Naomi Gaffney, who will work with you to better understand your requirements. You can call Naomi on 01 645 6629 or

To apply, complete the application form and return it to Naomi with medical evidence or an educational assessment.

Download application form