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Support at university and further education

Starting further or higher education is a really exciting time, full of new experiences. It’s important you get as much out of it as possible, both in terms of your course and the social side of things.

Take a look at our information on support in higher education, as well as tips on the changes in lifestyle and how to manage your epilepsy if you live away from home for the first time.

Information for students with epilepsy at university

Higher education institutions are required by law to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that a student with epilepsy is not treated unfavourably because of their condition.

Find out what support you can get

Our Epilepsy Friendly mark recognises those institutions who are doing more to improve their understanding of epilepsy and provide better support to their students

Information for universities and further education institutions

As a higher or further institution, you can download our free information pack which contains guides to epilepsy, epilepsy questionnaires for students and online training courses for staff.

You can also become part of our Epilepsy Friendly scheme which recognises those institutions who have gone over and above to improve their understanding of epilepsy.

Download our pack for higher and further education institutions

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Approximately 600,000 people in the UK have epilepsy which is equivalent to around 1 in 103 people.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).
Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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