Who is my Disability Adviser or DASS Caseworker?

You will be allocated a DASS case worker and Assistant Adviser, who will work together to coordinate your support. They are usually allocated on the basis of the School that you're in. Louise Pepper-Kernot is the Manager of the DASS team,

Talk to our administration team for general queries, or to arrange a Quick Query appointment.

If you have a specific query about your support, then please contact your case worker or Assistant Adviser.

Faculty of Humanities

School Disability Advisor/Caseworker Assistant Disability Advisor
Social Sciences Vacant role

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

Arts, Languages & Cultures –UG

Nikki Schofield

+44 (0)161 275 8520

Anna Cunningham

Arts, Languages & Cultures –PGT, PGR & CEPD

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham

Alliance Manchester Business School

Wendy Timperley

+44 (0) 161 306 5519

Elizabeth Bermingham

Environment, Education & Development

Kath Henderson

+44 (0)161 275 7019

Paul Guy

+44 (0) 161 275 5789

Combined Studies

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham

Directorate for the student experience

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

School Department Disability Advisor/Caseworker Assistant Disability Advisor
School of Health Sciences Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work (UG) Michelle Holgate

Paul Guy

+44 (0) 161 275 5789

Human Communication, Development & Hearing – Undergraduate students

Kath Henderson

+44 (0)161 275 7019

Paul Guy

+44 (0) 161 275 5789

Psychology (UG)

Katy Davis

+44 (0)161 275 8515

Anna Cunningham
Health Sciences – Postgraduate students (taught and research)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham
Informatics, Imaging and Data Sciences – Postgraduate students (taught and research)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham
Pharmacy & Optometry (UG)

Katy Davis

+44 (0)161 275 8515

Anna Cunningham

Population Health – Postgraduate students (Taught and Research)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham
School of Medical Sciences

Medical Education (UG)

Dentistry (UG)

Katy Davis

+44 (0)161 275 8515

Anna Cunningham

Medical Sciences - Postgraduate students (Taught and research)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (School)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham
Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham
FBMH Faculty Office

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham

School of Biological Sciences

Michelle Holgate

Paul Guy

+44 (0) 161 275 5789

Faculty of Science and Engineering

School Department Disability Advisor/Caseworker Assistant Disabilty Advisor
School of Engineering Computer Science

Kay Gardner

+44 (0)161 306 7978

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

Electrical & Electronic Engineering Kay Gardner

+44 (0)161 306 7978

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science Kay Gardner

+44 (0)161 306 7978

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering

Kay Gardner

+44 (0)161 306 7978

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

School of Natural Sciences Foundation Sciences

Wendy Timperley

+44 (0) 161 306 5519

Elizabeth Bermingham
SEES (School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)

Wendy Timperley

+44 (0) 161 306 5519

Elizabeth Bermingham
Physics & Astronomy

Wendy Timperley

+44 (0) 161 306 5519

Elizabeth Bermingham
Chemistry

Wendy Timperley

+44 (0) 161 306 5519

Elizabeth Bermingham
Materials

Kay Gardner

+44 (0)161 306 7978

Van Hoang

+44 (0)161 306 7979

Faculty of Science and Engineering (Division)

Karen Brooks

+44 (0)161 306 7981

Elizabeth Bermingham