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 


Autistic 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: 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, 9.00am - 4pm Friday

* The deadline for A2 exam provsion is Friday 8th April *

Access around campus

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


Disability, Mental Health, AS & SpLD support at Sussex University. This account is for broadcast only, for queries please email or call us via our web pages:

Free - 'Blind in Business' careers event for visually impaired students on Monday 9th Nov at 1pm. At CEC seminar rooms in the Library.

Register and see an Advisor by 20th November to ensure exam arrangements for January. No guarantees if you register after this date.

Reception Opening Times for August: 9.30am - 2.30pm Monday to Friday

Free! - Dyscalculia Day for Students in Higher Edcuation at Loughborough University -…

The accessible ramp to the Student Support Unit and the Student Life Centre is now open.

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