News & Events

  • Workshop Promoting Employment of People with Disabilities

    29 May
    Workshop Promoting Employment of People with Disabilities

    This is a unique opportunity to hear about career opportunities for students with a disability. You will also have the chance to meet personally with industry representatives in a networking situation. 

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  • Workshops for Primary and Secondary Students May/June 2014

    20 May
    Workshops for Primary and Secondary Students May/June 2014

    28th May Vision Impaired students. ( Primary school students)

    29th May Deaf/Hard of Hearing students ( Primary school students)

    30th May Physical disability students ( Primary school students)

     

    4th June Vision Impaired students ( 2nd level)

    5th June Deaf/Hard of Hearing students (2nd level)

    6th June Physical disability students ( 2nd level)

     

    All workshops run from 10am to 3pm.

     

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  • AT Outreach Information Evening 3 April 2014

    20 May
    AT Outreach Information Evening 3 April 2014

    The Disability Support Service is running AT workshops for primary and second level students with specific learning difficulties to promote the awareness and use of technology to help maximise their academic potential.

     

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  • AHEAD Conference 2014

    01 Apr
    AHEAD Conference 2014

    The AHEAD Conference 2014 was a huge success with 200+ attendees descending on Dublin Castle from across the world to share ideas about including studentswith disabilites in all aspects of the college experience.

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  • The Disability Service in UCC hosted an Exhibition / Workshops in Assistive Technology

    18 Mar
    The Disability Service in UCC hosted an Exhibition / Workshops in Assistive Technology

    The Disability Service in UCC hosted an Exhibition / Workshops in Assistive Technology on Wednesday March 12th. The objective of the Exhibition was to raise awareness of a variety of software and hardware that can empower students/people with disabilities to achieve optimum independence and success in  education/employment.  Exhibitors on the day travelled from the UK, Galway and Dublin but also included a number of Cork based companies

     

    Assistive Technology Outreach (UCC)

    Ash Technologies

    Cork Deaf Association

    Compu b

    Edtech

    iansyst

    Micromail

    Nuance

    The Brite Initiative

    Safe Care

    Urability

     

     

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  • AHEAD List of Events

    24 Feb
    AHEAD List of Events

    AHEAD are holding a number of key events in the coming months.

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  • 23 Work Placement Opportunities NOW AVAILABLE!

    19 Feb
    23 Work Placement Opportunities NOW AVAILABLE!

    23 Workplacement opportunities now available for Graduates with Disabilities/Specific Learning Difficulties in

    The Civil Service

     

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  • Deaf Awareness Training for UCC staff

    14 Jan
    Deaf Awareness Training for UCC staff

    The Disability Support Service is delighted to announce that it will host
    Deaf Awareness Training for UCC staff.


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  • Study Skills Training Schedule for 2014

    04 Sep
    Study Skills Training Schedule for 2014

     

    The following training schedule has been designed to help students learn important study skills, especially in the lead up to exams.  Each class is delivered by an experienced tutor in small groups and lasts about 50 minutes.

    The timetable for each session is below, all DSS students are welcome to attend and there is no charge for these classes.

     

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  • National Guidelines for Working with Nursing and Midwifery Students with a Disability or Specific Learning Difficulty in Clinical Practice

    19 May
    National Guidelines for Working with Nursing and Midwifery Students with a Disability or Specific Learning Difficulty in Clinical Practice

     

    These guidelines have been developed in consultation with representatives from the nursing schools and are aimed at nurse preceptors, tutors and those nurses and midwives who work in clinical practice settings with students who have a disability or specific learning disability. The guidelines have been designed for practical use in clinical settings and include templates for use when assessing student needs and evaluating levels of risk in the workplace.

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  • New Placement Opportunities with Citi, Dublin

    20 Aug
    New Placement Opportunities with Citi, Dublin

    Work Placement Opportunities For Graduates with Disabilities/Specific Learning Difficulties In Citi, Dublin

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  • DARE Events 2012/2013

    01 Oct
    DARE Events 2012/2013

     

    The DSS will have information stands at the following events and will be available to answer your questions about DARE and the supports available for students with disabilities in UCC.

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  • DARE Clinics 2012/2013

    01 Oct
    DARE Clinics 2012/2013

     

    The DSS is offering the following DARE clinics for DARE applications 2013.

    Please phone 021-4902985 for more information and to register your place.

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  • Writing Classes

    14 Jan
    Writing Classes

    There are some vacancies in this semesters free, ten-week Writing Skills course for First Year
    students of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Studies. 

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  • Student Wellbeing Newsletter

    29 Apr
    Student Wellbeing Newsletter

    Student Wellbeing Newsletter on dealing with stress and anxiety is now available on their Facebook Page at:

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  • AHEAD: Accessing College FAQs

    20 Jan
    AHEAD: Accessing College FAQs

    AHEAD has gathered together answers to some of the most commonly asked questions they receive through our helpline. 

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  • Disability Support Service

    Seirbhís Tacaíochta do Dhaoine faoi Mhíchumas

    South Lodge, UCC, College Road, Cork

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