Dealing with Digital Overwhelm – Meet the Skills Centre and DAC

4 Dec 2023

In this two-part episode we chat to Dr Éadaoin Regan and Mairead Roche from the UCC Skills Centre, followed by Marian Twomey from the Digital Advisory Centre (DAC).

For the uninitiated, the Skills Centre provides UCC students with a learning space for the enhancement of study skills. Eadaoin and Mairead talk about the great work the Skills Centre are doing and share some plans for the future. All the details on the Skills Centre workshops and tutorials can be found on their website: Students can visit their pop up stall in The Maker Space, The Hub.

In the second part of this episode we to speak to Marian Twomey from the IT Services DAC.  Marian tells us about the new Digital Badge for UCC Staff: M365 and more for a Digital Workplace. The Digital Badge covers many topics including but not limited to IT Security, Teams, Forms and even Flows.

For details on how to enrol on the digital badge visit: M365 and more for a Digital Workplace Digital Badge (

For those that haven’t encountered the DAC yet, the DAC is a team made up of a cross section of IT Services staff that works with other departments across the university to help them make the best use of the M365 suite of applications. The DAC also helps departments to digitise paper-based processes. UCC staff can find out more about the DAC on their SharePoint Communications Site

You can listen to this episode and previous episodes on SpotifyApple Podcasts  or wherever you get your podcasts.

The ITBytes team would like to thank Eadaoin, Mairead and Marian for taking time to chat and record this episode of the podcast.

Audio Production: Eoin O’Sullivan

With thanks as always to UCC98.3fm

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