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Interpreting University (for D/deaf students) | Years 10 - 13

Interpreting University is an interactive Higher Education event tailored specifically for Year 10 – 13 students who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing along with parents, carers, teachers and advisors. 

The event introduces the vital support services available within Higher Education and provides young people with an insight into student life.  The aim of the session will be to highlight how exciting, challenging and accessible Higher Education is.

Workshops will include:

  • Student Support and Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)
  • Budgeting and Student Life (with a Quiz!) Student Finance for parents/carers/teachers/advisors
  • Opportunities to talk to current students and recent Graduates from Partner universities (Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland)

If you are interested in attending Interpreting University, please fill out the booking form below.

The member of staff leading the activity will contact you within 10 working days of registering your interest and to confirm your booking.

Please note if you are under 16 the completed booking form will be printed and sent back via postal address to the young person to be signed by a parent or carer.  This can then be returned in a pre-paid envelope back to the university.  

If you would like further information about the above event, please contact Rachel Hodgson on 0191 227 4185 or by email on

Important Data Protection Notice

The data collected through this form and during Interpreting University activities will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998), used for selection purposes and to administer and manager the application. In addition, this data may also be shared with and used by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), your local authority, Newcastle University, Northumbria University, the University of Sunderland, Durham University and Teesside University, for monitoring purposes to help evaluate the effectiveness of this activity. These parties will not use this young person’s record in any way that would affect them individually nor will any resulting report or statistics be made available in a form that identifies a young person individually.


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