Student Support Services

Student Support Services

Photo: The School of Chemistry (May 2018) supporting the nationwide See Change “Green Ribbon” campaign.

The School of Chemistry is committed to supporting your experience with us. We are aware that there are many aspects which influence your well-being, and we recognise that sometimes you may experience difficulties outside the University which affect your University life, particularly your studies. If you find that you are having difficulties which are impacting on your academic studies and/or on your well-being, the University offers a wide range of support services - Click Here for more details.

Within the School of Chemistry, we have designated points of contact for all taught chemistry degree programmes, in addition to a Student Experience Officer. Names and contact details are given in the table below.

Student Experience Officer

Dr Orla Ni Dhubhghaill

First Year Point of Contact:

Dr Dave Otway

Points of Contact for Undergraduate Degree Programmes

BSc (Chemistry)



BSc (Chem. Physics)

Year 2: Dr Dean Venables

Year 2: Dr Peter Byrne

Years 2, 3, 4:
Dr Liz Gilchrist

Years 2, 3, 4:
Dr Dean Venables

Year 3: Dr Dave Otway

Year 3: Dr Tim O'Sullivan

Year 4: Dr Orla Ni Dhubhghaill

Year 4: Dr Stuart Collins

Point of Contact for Taught Postgraduate Programmes (Analytical Chemistry): Dr Eric Moore

If you are experiencing any issues which are impacting on your studies, we encourage you to make contact with either the relevant point of contact listed above or with the School Student Experience Officer. We can offer information and support, and, if necessary, guide you towards the university service most relevant to your needs.

Some useful links within UCC

Accommodation: UCC Studentpad
Careers Service
Disability Support Service
International Students’ Office
Mature Students’ Office
Peer Assisted Student Support (PASS)
Skills Centre
Student Counselling and Development
Student Health and Wellbeing
Student Advisor and Ombudsperson
Student Experience Office
Students’ Union

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