UCC Services to Help you Cope

UCC Services to Support You

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CALM (Computer Aided Lifestyle Management) is a new online multimedia programme available to all staff and students at UCC. It uses interactive self help tools to identify, motivate and educate you around issues such as anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress and substance misuse. Once you have identified the issues, CALM can help you deal with your thoughts and feelings associated with them. CALM can be accessed from the UCC Student Counselling and Development website



First Year Experience Coordinator

The First Experience Coordinator, Anne Wallace, supports all first year students in their transition to UCC. Throughout the year students are facilitated individually to discuss any issues or concerns that arise of their degree programme.

Contact: Admission Office, West Wing, Main Quad

             Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2780

             Email: a.wallace@ucc.ie


UCC Life Matters Programme

Life Matters is programme which seeks to enhance students' experience by promoting mental health, emotional well being and life skills. It is a biological, psychological and social programme. The Life Matters Programme is a core contributor to the UCC Strategic Plan to enhance student experience and is delivered through a course of five workshops.

Contact: Helen Prendergast, Programme Manager,

              Student Counselling and Development.

              Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3441

              Email: lifematters@ucc.ie

              Website: http://lifematters.ucc.ie/


Students Union - Welfare Officer

The Students Union Welfare Officer covers the non academic aspects of a student's time in UCC. These include issues relating to education; grants, accommodation, finance and your general wellbeing; physical and sexual and mental health. The SU Welfare Officer provides an open, caring, impartial and non judgemental service with up to date information on any topic. Your Student Welfare Officer for this year is Dave Carey.

Contact: SU Office, main campus

              Tel : +353 (0)21 490 2181

              Email: welfare@uccsu.ie

              Web: http://www.collegeroad.ie

Peer Assisted Student Support (PASS)

Tacaíocht Mac Léinn Piarchuidithe (PASS)