Making the move from school to university is a big change for anyone. For students with disability the change is even bigger. So how do you succeed? Prepare early, base your decisions on good information, and plan ahead for any disability supports you may need.
This information kit is a 'kick start' for high school students with disability thinking about going to uni. Below are five sections to help you prepare for uni, with tips, hints and links.
Before making any decisions about uni, you will need to think about which career you would like to pursue.
Check that you have the skills to succeed at uni and start planning practical things like transport, accommodation and community services. Also find info on uni costs, financial assistance and scholarships.
It's time to think about which campus and course you would like to attend.
Did you know that there are a variety of ways to get from school to uni? These 'entry pathways' can help get you into a uni course.
Investigating disability support at uni should be the final step in making decisions about your uni options, not the first!