Company: Specialty Risks Ltd

Product: DSA Student Insurance Policy

This document contains some important facts about Specialty Risks DSA Student Insurance. It is to be regarded as only a summary of cover to help assist you in understanding the requirements of your policy. Full terms and conditions of the policy are provided in your policy document. Please take time to read this policy document to make sure you understand the cover it provides.

What is this type of insurance

DSA Student insurance provides accidental damage and theft cover for eligible students who are attending higher education. Eligible students have been supplied equipment and insurance as a benefit of their DSA grant.

This insurance is underwritten by AmTrust Europe Ltd which is registered in the UK. AmTrust Europe Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Financial Services Register number: 202189.

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What is Insured

Your DSA equipment is covered against the cost of repair, or at our choice, replacement due to:

  • Accidental damage
  • Cracked screen
  • Fire damage
  • Flood damage
  • Liquid damage
  • Malicious damage
  • Theft
What is not insured
  • Theft of your equipment that has been left unattended (other than when it is in a locked vehicle or premises)
  • Lost or misplaced equipment
  • Equipment left unattended in a motor vehicle or premises unless it is locked, and it is necessary to use forcible & violent entry or exit and in the case of a motor vehicle it was left out of sight
  • Mechanical breakdown
  • Wear and tear or cosmetic damage
  • Damage to, or theft of, equipment on hire or loan to a third party
  • Damage to equipment that is not suitably stored, packed or protected whilst being transported or carried
  • Loss of data

Are there any restrictions on cover?

No cover is in place for equipment not supplied as part of the benefit from your DSA grant,and not stated on your Evidence of Cover or Policy Schedule


Where am I covered?

Your equipment is covered whilst within the United Kingdom and anywhere in the world whilst you are on a family holiday or course trip. However, please note that all claims administration, repairs and/or replacement will take place in the United Kingdom only


What are my obligations?
  1. Please supply accurate and complete answers to all questions we may ask you
  2. Please tell us of any changes to your personal details as soon as is reasonably possible
  3. You must report any claim to us as soon as is reasonably possible
  4. Please prevent any further damage to your equipment and retain all damaged components for inspection
  5. A theft must be reported to the police within 72 hours of you discovering the theft

When and how do I pay

There is no payment due for this insurance. Your student finance provider will pay for this insurance out of your DSA grant


When does the cover start and end

The policy start, and end date can be found on your Evidence of Cover or Policy Schedule


When and how do I pay

To cancel your policy please contact the administrator on 0330 100 0712 or by email to admin@specialty-risks.com quoting your policy number. You may cancel your policy at any time within the first 14 days of receiving it from us. After the 14 days you may cancel your policy at any time by giving us 30 days’ notice. If you have not made a claim we will provide your Assistive Technology Service Provider with a full refund.