Student Support Unit

The Student Support Unit is a team of specialist advisors who work with students who may need support at the university due to a long term condition.

If you are a student with one or more of the following long term conditions, you can arrange to see us for advice, information, and we may be able to arrange dedicated support for your needs.  We have the following specialist staff to advise you; follow the links to find out more about their role:

Specific Learning Difficulties

Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalulia, Dysgraphia & AD(H)D

Disability Support

Including long-term health conditions.

Mental Health 


Autism Spectrum


Should you have a temporary condition that is affecting your assessments or exams, we may be able to provide support here too. Please contact for details.


Student Support Unit 
Ground Floor
Bramber House
Refectory Road
BN1 9QU 
T 01273 877466 

Reception Opening Times:
9am - 4pm Monday to Thursday
9am - 4pm Friday


Important deadlines

The deadline for Reasonable Adjustments for the Summer A2 exam period is Friday 7th April. Students requiring adjustments for the exam period should request these well in advance of this date.


The Continuation of Housing process opens on Wednesday 22nd February and closes on Wednesday 31st May. We cannot process any applications made before 22nd Feb or after 31st May.

Please follow the link to Housing (under Additional Information) on the left-hand side of this page, complete the form as indicated, and email it to us.



Access Around Campus

Access Restrictions to and from Kulukundis

Access to Kulukundis North exit will not be possible from 9am on Saturday and will be completed for Sunday morning. There is still access to the south of these works so shouldn’t cause too much disruption.

Water Restrictions

The water supply will be off between the hours of 10am and 4pm on Sunday to the following buildings (this is a worse case scenario and a message will be sent outwhen the works are completed):

Essex House, Norwich House, York House, Kulukundis, Lancaster House, Health Centre. 

Please go to the DisabledGo website for information on access to buildings around campus.