The Academy welcomes enquiries and applications from disabled students. Candidates are recruited on the basis of their musical abilities and potential.
We offer  a wide range of support for students who have specific learning difficulties and disabilities, including exam arrangements and specialist tuition. For more information please see our Guide for students with disabilities.
For support in your application to study at the Academy, see our Application section or email registry@ram.ac.uk.

Disability Advisor

This is a confidential service for students. Services include:

  • Advice and guidance on disability issues within the Academy
  • One-to-one support for students
  • Advice on external specialist support services
  • Assessment of need for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA), and provision of learning support tutor and specialist equipment if appropriate
  • Screening for dyslexia and dyspraxia

To contact the Disability Advisor, Judy Fink, please call on 020 7873 7431 or email disability@ram.ac.uk

Dyslexia/Dyspraxia Tutor

For those with specific learning difficulties we offer in-house tuition with Additional Support Tutor: Paula Bishop (BA, MMus, DipRSA SpLD, LRAM, ARAM). Paula Bishop  is a qualified dyslexia teacher and a specialist in music and dyslexia. This service is available to students who have been allocated funding for specialist tuition through their DSA. The Academy may also be able to assist with the funding of this tuition for international students. This should be discussed with the Disability Advisor.

University of London Union (ULU)

The Academy’s Students’ Union is affiliated to ULU and Academy Students have access to all ULU service provision.

Paddington Green Health Centre

The Academy works with Paddington Green, a general practice that provides treatment and advice for most ailments, injuries (including performance-related injuries) and ill health. It also offers help and advice relating to chronic illness and disabilities and can offer specialist psychological provision as appropriate. Read more...

Website accessibility

This website has been designed to be fully accessible to disabled users. If you have any problems using the site, please contact webmaster@ram.ac.uk.