Canterbury DSA Centre

Canterbury - University of Kent Media Centre

Address: AbilityNet DSA Assessment Centre Kent, Small Meeting Room, Media Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NW

Tel: 01926 464 095


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Our Fee

Fees are paid for by your funding body. You will not be personally charged for this assessment.

The fee charged by this centre for study needs assessments = £499.00 + VAT £99.80 = Total £598.80.

This fee is inclusive for all work required for the duration of your study. If you take a break from studying, start a new course or provide medical evidence to your funding body of an additional disability you may also be entitled to a funded review assessment.

If you have any questions about fees or any other issue please call our friendly DSA team on 01926 464095.

Why choose AbilityNet?

AbilityNet is a unique UK charity that provides specialist services to disabled people of all ages to help them achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.

Our services include free IT support at home and free expert resources.


On Campus

We’re located upstairs in the Media Centre. Once inside the Media building, come up the stairs, go through the doors and walk straight down the corridor. Our office is the first on the left, immediately after the lift.

The Media Centre can be found in P2 on the Kent campus map (this link will download the map as a pdf)

If you need lift access, please contact us in advance so that we can arrange to get the lift key.

Public Transport

Canterbury Bus Station - regular bus service Uni 1, Uni 2 or Number 36, takes approximately 14 minutes.

Canterbury East train station - turn right straight outside the station (do not cross the bridge opposite the station) and follow the road to the bus stop - regular bus service Uni 1, Uni 2 or Number 4.

Canterbury West train station - turn right and walk to the end of the road, cross the road at the zebra crossing and the bus stop is on the left - regular bus service Uni 1, Uni 2 or Number 4.

Alight the bus at Keynes bus stop, walk up the hill and the Media Centre is on the right next to The Venue

By Foot

You can walk from Canterbury West train station (about 25-30 minutes).

Turn left out of the station and walk to the end of the road.

Just after the 'Goods Shed' market on your left, take the footpath on the left and take the subway under the railway line.

The University is signposted on blue signs from here.

As you come onto Campus follow the footpath through the accommodation blocks and the Mandela Building should be straight ahead. The Media Centre is just round the corner of this building.

By Car

We recommend that you use online route planning, such as Google Maps, using our Postcode: CT2 7NW

Visitor parking on campus is available within five visitor Pay and Display car parks. Parking elsewhere is restricted and for permit holders only.

Accessible parking for visitors with restricted mobility

There are accessible parking bays in the Central Visitor car park and other car parks on campus. Please ensure that your blue badge is visible. If you have a Blue Badge and require parking, please let us know and we can give you further details.