DSA Study Needs Assessments | Broadbent & Co

Broadbent & Co is a DSA-QAG Accredited Centre that undertakes Study Needs Assessments for people with disabilities and specific learning difficulties in education. These Study Needs Assessments are funded through the Disabled Students Allowances' (DSA), in Higher Education. Broadbent & Co is on the list of accredited Study Needs Assessment Centres of the DSA Quality Assurance Group (DSA-QAG). We are also members of the National Network of Assessment Centres (NNAC).

Broadbent & Co is the trading name for Broadbent Assist Ltd.

Why Choose Broadbent & Co?

  • We focus on your needs, assisting you through the DSA process.

  • We have a simple online assessment referral system

  • We have many experienced DSA Study Needs Assessors

  • We get excellent feedback from students (See Student Feedback)

  • We have experience of cutting edge Assistive Technology and Study Strategies

  • We offer Study Needs Assessments for all students with disabilities and/or Specific Learning Difficulties at our DSA-QAG Accredited centres nationwide. Please see our full list of assessment locations

  • We undertake Needs Assessments exclusively for students with disabilities and/or Specific Learning Difficulties currently studying at: University of Cumbria and University of Bradford.

  • We may also be able to offer you a Study Needs Assessment in your place of study, at your home, or student accommodation, in exceptional circumstances. Please contact us for further details.


"Excellent Service and Extremely Helpful" - Student

"Student felt you really listened to her, offered some very constructive solutions and the assessment was very thorough and all about her" - Disability Adviser

"This assessment is very comprehensive and once again I am impressed with the quality of the service" - Head of Additional Support

Student Feedback

Any Complaints?

If for any reason you are unhappy with the service Broadbent & Co provides you with, please have a look at our Complaints Policy and Procedure. We take your comments seriously and would like to hear if our service is not as it should be.

We aim to respond to any complaint within 10 working days. However, if for some reason this is not possible, we will write to you before then explaining this, and telling you how long we think your complaint will take to resolve.