Mentorhsip Programme FAQ's

I am on the DSS Scholarship Programme and I have a query about my bursary?

All querys in relation to the DSS Scholarship Programme bursary should be emailed to dssinfo@uccie.

I am worried about completing my required voluntary/work experience hours as I cannot get to my place of work. What should I do?

Shay and Brenda will be in contact shortly with all scholarship recipients directly to discuss the remainder of the programme, including mentor meetings, outstanding workshops and voluntary/work experience.

I am on the DSS Mentoring Programme and would like to know if I can still meet my mentor?

Mentoring meetings can only go ahead online.   You can contact your mentor directly via email and arrange to have a virtual meetings via Zoom, Google Meet or Skype.  

Will the DSS Summer Internship Programme still go ahead due to the college remaining closed until the 19th of April?

At the moment we are waiting from an update from employers and will send an update to all applicants when we receive one.

I need to discuss a career query with an advisor, have you any appointments available?

Remote audio career appointments are available to book on    

Our DSS Careers Advisors are Shay Nolan and Brenda Nestor.

If you have difficulty booking an appointment please email your query to and an appointment will be arranged, or your query answered via email by one of our career advisors.

Disability Support Service

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Room 1.43, Access and Participation, First Floor, The Hub, Main Campus, University College Cork., T12 YF78