Digital Supports for Students
Digital Supports for Students
Digital Student Supports - Always available to you on-line.
Health and Wellbeing Supports
UCC Student Support Tree - for all your students support links in one place
Keep Well - Tips on how to look after all aspects of your health with updates on free live events. Follow us on our Keep Well Instagram page to keep in touch.
Silver Cloud - These self-help programs are designed to help you improve and maintain your wellbeing by addressing underlying issues that can have a negative impact on how you would like to live your life.
Shelf Help – Self Help books available free in the library on all aspects of your health.
ePUB - The electronic Personal Use Barometer (e-PUB) is a brief self-assessment that provides students with accurate, detailed and personalized feedback on their use of alcohol
Promoting an active healthier lifestyle, UCC Sport provides information on physical activity, take the stairs campaign, ditch the car campaign, walking meetings, healthy eating and quitting smoking.
Bystander: The UCC Bystander Intervention programme educates and empowers students to act as pro-social bystanders, rejecting all forms of sexual harrassment and violence both on and off campus. The programme comprises 5 online and 1 face-to-face workshop and seeks to empower students to speak up and demand a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of abuse and violence, ultimately both individually and collectively effecting a culture change across campus.
NiteLine on-line listening service
Our online instant messaging service can be accessed by clicking HERE
The Niteline online listening service is available on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 9pm and 1am.
Crisis Helplines /Text lines
Crisis Text Line – Text UCC to 086 1800 208
Crisis Text Line’s text message support service is available to UCC students and Staff, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide in-the-moment anonymous support and problem solving when you need it most
Samaritans – 116 123 (24 hour freephone)
Pieta House – 1800 247 247 (24 hour free phone)
Aware – 1800 804 848 (10am-10pm freephone)
Guide to Budgeting for College Life- College life can be expensive if you allow it to be, but with good sensible budgeting practices, you can help keep your expenses to a minimum.
Academic Writing and Study Resources
On this page you will find a variety of downloadable handouts covering important guidelines and resources on academic writing, academic skills, research, and assignments.
Learn key academic skills, including time management, study strategies, efficient note-taking techniques and presentation skills to help you flourish in your academic programme.
There is a wealth of information available to you about exams and how to prepare for them. In the Skills Centre, we have pulled together some practical advice for you as you settle into your home study and revision routine.
Skills Centre Digital Badges and Programmes
A digital badge is a validated representation of a skill, achievement earned, or knowledge gained. These Skills Centre programmes cover a range of topics, from learning public speaking, thinking critically about your academic sources to creating a professional online presence.
Subject Support from the Library
Subject Guides- your starting point for researching your subject or topic.
All you on-line IT support, information, guides, trouble shooting, tips and tricks in one place.
Tips and Skills for studing from Home
Resources for exam preparation and studying from home, including daily study planner, weekly study planner, and study schedule suggestions.
Job Applications Toolkit: - get career ready, whether for a part time job or for that big job you are dreaming about. Find CVs and Interviews tips and a full range of free digital tools to take that first exciting steps to make it happen.
Work while you study - Most students work part time in order to earn some cash to help fund their way through university. Part-time work also offers opportunities for skills development. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to see our posts about part time opportunities as they arise.
Staying in touch
UCC Insider - your weekly insight into what's happening on Campus
Your Student’s Union on Instagram, and Facebook
What’s On in the Chaplaincy
This page will list our regular events, more details of which can be found on our instagram and Facebook pages.
UCC Connect - Offical UCC Social Media
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
While you will be charting your own unique journey through UCC, you will discover that many of your questions are asked by other students too. The following summary of answers to Frequently Asked Questions may be a useful treasure trove of information.
Ask UCC - read the questions from other students and ask your own
FAQ Disability Support Service -