Virtual Writing Clinic


The Skills Centre is now offering virtual writing clinic service to UCC students who would like to avail of our services via the internet! We are proud to provide a responsive and dedicated service to UCC students who would like to meet with our tutors and discuss your academic work via Google Meet.


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Academic Writing & Studying Resources


You can now avail of our downloadable handouts covering important guidelines for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. These resources are based on common questions about academic writing, general skills and research, exam preparation and specific assignments within your course!


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UCC Skills Centre

The Skills Centre provides a dedicated, responsive and active learning space for the enhancement of study and writing skills. We are committed to further contributing to a positive and successful student experience here in UCC. Our goal is to enhance the student experience through the provision of customised workshops, sessions and online resources. We offer a free and friendly place for all UCC students to come and improve their study skills, writing technique and presentation skills.

Exam Preparation Guide

These resources will provide practical tips and tricks for effective study routines in the lead up to specific exam types, guidance on how to plan your study timetable, and help to develop efficient exam techniques.

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Downloadable Handouts on academic writing & studying

On this page you will find a variety of downloadable handouts covering important guidelines for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. These resources are based on common questions about academic writing, general skills and research, exam preparation and specific assignments within your course. When availing of these resources, they will help you unlock YOUR Potential!

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Feedback on essay structure & style

If you would prefer the option of asynchronous writing support with a tutor, you will have the option to upload the work you would like reviewed by a tutor at a later point in time, through the link below. The tutor will review your writing and provide you with some helpful feedback and tips on how you can improve your academic writing structure and style.

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Skills Centre Virtual Writing Clinics

If you would prefer the option of synchronous writing support with a tutor, you can book a virtual writing clinic through the yellow button below. The writing clinic will take place through Google Meet. You can pick a time through our booking form below, at which you would like a one-to-one video call or voice call with one of our skilled tutors. If you have any queries please email us at skillscentre@ucc.ie , we are currently not available by phone.

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The Everyday Matters series

This series explores some practical everyday things, based on the latest scientific research, that you can say and do to support yourself as much as possible during this time of change to establish healthy habits.

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Meet the Team!

Peer tutors and staff members facilitate group sessions, one to one appointments and drop-in sessions. Core learning is strengthened through the delivery of our skill sessions.

The Skills Centre team

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