Skills Assessment Form v2 April 2021


Nvivo WORKSHOPS 22-23

Applications closed at 5pm on 5th October 2022.


Referral Form for the Academic English Module

Complete the referral form below for the Academic English for Doctoral Researchers Module. This is an accessible and inclusive module for all students who would benefit from extra support with expression in English at doctoral level.

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In partnership with AchieveAbility – Non Medical Helper (NMH) support for Doctoral Students who are neurodivergent and dyslexic

The charity AchieveAbility, is pleased to be working in partnership with the University of Westminster Graduate School to provide this support.

The support will be delivered by the Chair and Founder of AchieveAbility who are themselves neurodivergent and who have Doctorates in the Humanities. Both support tutors are accredited by PATOSS and the Dyslexia Guild and are DBS checked. Both tutors have had substantial experience of supporting Post Graduate students.

A Support Tutor will:

• Provide signposting and information to students rather than advice  about academic and personal matters
• Refer students to a counsellor if needed
• Discuss the work to be completed with the student and allow time for feedback from the student on a regular basis.
• Maintain professional boundaries at all times

The support will help with:

• Research methods
• Structured writing
• Referencing
• How to signpost
• Academic writing
• Reading strategies
• Information retrieval
• Organising data
• Planning techniques
• Paraphrasing
• Time management

To access this service you need to apply for Disability Student Allowance (DSA). When attending the needs assessment we would recommend making the needs assessor aware you are interested in study skills support via Achievability. The decision about which provision you can access ultimately rests with SFE.

After applying for DSA you can arrange your needs assessment by booking online here:

If you require support with your DSA application or would like to discuss general support available from the university, please contact the Disability Learning Support team, email: phone: 0203 506 8800 website:

University of Westminster
309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW
General enquiries: +44 (0)20 7911 5000
Course enquiries: +44 (0)20 7915 5511

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Registration number: 977818 England
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