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    A friend of mine went to jordanstown university and as they were disabled received a free MacBook, printer etc. Is this just applicable to jordanstown or do queens offer this aswell? Would really appreciate if anyone could respond
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    (Original post by Aaron1256)
    A friend of mine went to jordanstown university and as they were disabled received a free MacBook, printer etc. Is this just applicable to jordanstown or do queens offer this aswell? Would really appreciate if anyone could respond
    All universities do this if you are officially disabled, ie you would need documents and proof
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    My understanding is that computers/laptops are no longer completely free: you need to stump up a certain amount of money towards them (I read £200 but that was when they were talking about doing this, rather than actually doing this) :fyi:

    But generally speaking if you can prove a disability and your student finance funding body recognises you as having a disability, you will then be entitled to a Disabled Students' Allowance package tailored to your exact needs. This may or may not include computer and related software. As far as I know, they can no longer recommend Macbooks :nah:
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    (Original post by Aaron1256)
    A friend of mine went to jordanstown university and as they were disabled received a free MacBook, printer etc. Is this just applicable to jordanstown or do queens offer this aswell? Would really appreciate if anyone could respond
    I'm assuming you're likely not disabled
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    All universities do this if you are officially disabled, ie you would need documents and proof
    easy
    1. Get run over by me while i'm on my driving lesson
    2.got to hospital and find out you're disabled
    3. you are now disabled
    4. Apply for free laptop and printer
    5. i go to jail
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    I'm assuming you're likely not disabled


    easy
    1. Get run over by me while i'm on my driving lesson
    2.got to hospital and find out you're disabled
    3. you are now disabled
    4. Apply for free laptop and printer
    5. i go to jail
    Considering I have Crohn's disease, have flare ups maybe 3-4 times a year where I can barely get out of bed, have trouble with day to day living because of this,
    Nahh you're right in not disabled
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    [QUOTE=Aaron1256;64431071]Considering I have Crohn's disease, have flare ups maybe 3-4 times a year where I can barely get out of bed, have trouble with day to day living because of this,
    Nahh you're right in not disabled, [/QUOTE]

    ok calm dude it's just a joke, not harm intended
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    The £200 only applies to SFE students.
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    The £200 only applies to SFE students.
    Ah that's handy to know - thanks for correcting me!
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    You also have to remember that you'll only get a laptop if your assessor feels you need one. Not every single disabled student will get a laptop.
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    (Original post by Aaron1256)
    A friend of mine went to jordanstown university and as they were disabled received a free MacBook, printer etc. Is this just applicable to jordanstown or do queens offer this aswell? Would really appreciate if anyone could respond
    Hello, i am currently at Newman university and the equipment you will receive if you are dyslexic will be individual to you. depending on the type of areas you struggle ect. Its not the uni that provides the assessment for the type of equipment you need or the equipment itself its disabled student finance and call student finance and then ask for disability and then they will give you the information suited to you.
 
 
 
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