IONA Educational Open Day

IONA will be running an open day to give a taster of the support they can offer to students with learning and mental health difficulties.

There will be a range of talks, advice and demonstrations from specialists and refreshments will be served throughout the day.

This will include:

  • Student Finance England (SFE): Higher Education (HE) funding & support
  • The Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs): transition & the application process
  • Support in HE: Autistic Spectrum conditions; Mental Health difficulties; Physical or Sensory impairment; Chronic medical conditions; Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADD/ADHD)
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs): screening & diagnostic assessments
  • Study, revision, library & research skills
  • Wellbeing & the Arts (dance, music, art)
  • Open Source assistive software & Apps
  • On-line training portal & assistive software (mind-mapping, text-reading, note-taking)
  • Ergonomic aids (e.g. seating, desks, risers)
  • Meet and talk with Assessors, Tutors, Student Unions and IONA Office Staff

The event will be held at the Iona-Palamon Court DSA-QAG Outreach Centre (Palamon Court, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, CT1 2YA) on Wednesday 8th May.  You can drop in anytime from 11am to 6pm.

Parking: Canterbury East Station, or Holman’s Meadow (Disabled parking-via email request below).

Please RSVP to

Phone: 01227 811813/211070

Text: 07742 188548