Changes to Disabled Students' Allowances

for students applying for DSAs for the first time from September 2015 onwards

07 April 2014

On Monday 7 April David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, made a Written Ministerial Statement about future changes to Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs). The changes will apply to all full-time, full-time distance learning, part-time and postgraduate students applying for DSAs for the first time in respect of an academic year beginning on or after 1 September 2015.

Existing DSA students and DSA students for 2014/15 entry will remain on the current system of support for 2015/16.

Further information on the changes is available in the associated Student Support Information Note (SSIN).

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