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Getting involved in all that university has to offer involves excellent time management. As well as your studies, there are also all the extra-curricular activities to get involved in as well as socialising in the student clubs and bars!

For those of you who have a disability or long-term health condition there can be even more demands on your time; from accessing the support you require to actually managing your disability / condition on a day to day basis can all take time and energy.

Starting university presents many new challenges, daunting as this is for those with a mental health condition, the experience of university life can actually help you better manage your condition.

The following articles / blogs share experiences & advice from those who have been there already?.

Struggling to get you head around applying for Disabled Students' Allowance? Don't panic! This blog on applying for DSA should help.

Read More: Applying for Disabled Students' Allowance

Adjusting to University life and staying on that path can be difficult enough for anyone.

But when you add disability or chronic illness to the equation, it can begin to feel like a constant uphill battle.

Read More: Managing University Life with an Invisible Disability

I am a first year Criminology undergraduate student at Portsmouth University and I have a long history of anxiety, depression and eating disorders, and ever changing diagnoses.

This often pulls me down as I feel so helpless on a regular basis and I question how liveable a life like this is when I am struggling. It is easy to focus in on the negatives surrounding my mental health and how it has been impacted by any change in my life. However, it has certainly not been all bad.

Read More: My Mental Health and University

Starting university can be daunting enough, but when you're armed with enough medication to last you a month and a health centre registration form, it can be even more intimidating.

Living on my own, beginning my degree, and managing not to burn my pasta were challenges enough without having to deal with medical things as well. However, the teams of health professionals at your university are there to help and support you and you should take advantage of that.

Read More: Managing Healthcare as a Student

It's that time of year again. The library is packed, everyone is frantic, and coffee consumption has tripled. Exams can be stressful for anyone, but for students with disabilities there are often extra challenges to navigate.

Here are some of my top tips for how to deal with exams as a disabled student.

Read More: Coping with Exams with a Disability