If you are thinking of coming to Trinity in the future, you will find lots of great information about university life on the main Trinity website, please click on this link. However, if you are a student with a disability, hopefully this webpage will be able to address some of the queries that you may have about coming to Trinity.
Trinity is an inclusive university and encourages students with disabilities to think about coming here. There are over 1,600 students with disabilities currently registered with the Disability Service, it offers a confidential and accessible service for all students with disabilities and aims to identify and support your learning needs during your time in Trinity. It is student-centered and is committed in as far as is reasonably possible, to empowering students with disabilities achieve their academic and vocational goals, as well as access all aspects of college life
Please click on the links below to find out more about the Disability Service, admissions to Trinity and supports offered by the Disability Service.
Transitioning to Trinity Events:
The Disability Service runs a number of Transition/Orientation Events for students in the weeks before starting at Trinity College. Please see the list of events below that are running.
If you are accepted into Trinity via the CAO you will be sent an email inviting you to these transition events, so please keep checking your email once the results are published.
Orientation Event for Students and Parents/Guardians
"Getting to know the Disability Service at Trinity College Dublin"- Friday 31st August 2018
This event is for students who have been accepted into Trinity College in 2018 and for their parents and guardians. The event is hosted by the Trinity Students with Disabilities Ambassadors and aims to provide information about university life, supports and services offered by the Disability Service and Trinity. Students will also get the opportunity to ask the Student Ambassadors about their college life.
While parents and guardians also have the opportunity to meet the staff of the Disability Service.
- When: Friday the 31st of August 2018
- Where:Ed Burke, Arts Building
- Time: 1:00 pm
More events to be posted soon, please click on this link to view our events page. Watch this space!
The Disability Service is here to support all prospective Trinity students and our contact details can be found by clicking on this link.
Other Useful Links:
Trinity Orientation Website: https://www.tcd.ie/orientation/
Academic Registry Website: https://www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/
Trinity Accommodation Website: http://www.tcd.ie/accommodation/StudentsandStaff/Students/
Northern Ireland Disabled Students' Allowances: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/financial-help-students-disabilities