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There are several ways to get access to the software required for your studies whether that is on campus or on your own computer.

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If you live further away from our campus, such as on the outskirts of Dundee, or commute from Fife, Angus, or further, you will still be able to participate fully in University life.

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Combining studies with parenting responsibilities can be challenging, however the University has many ways to support all students to achieve their full potential.

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Find out how you can get additional financial assistance if you are current and matriculated student at the University of Dundee.

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You need to apply for exemption from Council Tax, this is not automatic. If all adults in your household are students you can get 100% exemption from Council Tax.

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The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program offers Direct Loans to eligible students and parents to help pay for the cost of a student's education. The lender is the U.S. Department of Education, though you may deal with a different agency as your loan servicer.

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Staff and Students can use Resource Booker to book teaching or meeting rooms outside of centrally timetabled events

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You can self-certify, without seeing a doctor, for the first 7 days of an absence. You may need this form as evidence for mitigating circumstances, or for absence reporting.

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Our superfast wifi network, eduroam, is available throughout our campuses. You'll also find eduroam in different places across the globe and can use your full username (@dundee.ac.uk) to connect

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How to install and use the VPN to get remote access to secure services on your Mac. The VPN is only for use when off campus.

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With remote / home working it is important to remember to keep your, and others’, data secure and to make sure personal data is stored, shared, and used lawfully and appropriately

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Guidance on the definition of disability including the University's recognition of the Social Model of Disability

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The Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) is a supplementary allowance available to UK domiciled students who incur additional expenditure because of their disability while undertaking a full-time higher education course.

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Get dyslexia support if you are student including specialist dyslexia tuition, coloured overlay screening, and dyslexia screening.

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You may need a confirmation letter to join a gym, register with a doctor, for a visa, or to avoid council tax, national service, or jury duty

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A wide range of free period products are available across campus courtesy of the Period Power Project.

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If you are on a low income, you could get some help with costs through the NHS Low Income Scheme

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IT plays a large part in your studies at Dundee and this is your guide to get up and running with our main tools as quickly as possible.

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Leaving or returning to study can be a big step. There’s support available to help you make the best decision and point you in the right direction.

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Over the past two years as we have been working to adjust both the way we are teaching and the assessments we set. We have also been planning how to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our students results.

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You should register with a dentist as soon as possible to make sure you can receive dental care

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End of semester examinations, resits, and results are handled by Registry. Find out when and where your exams are, and when and how you will get your results.