Student Services

Student Central

At Student Central there will be a team on-hand to deliver a range of high-volume routine service requests relating to a student’s academic administration. It is a new collaborative service delivery model within the UCC Registry and Fees area, designed to provide an outstanding service to students throughout the student lifecycle.

The Student Central team will be the initial point of contact for enquiries relating to academic administration, and are based in the lobby of the Hub on the Ground Floor.

Career Services

The Career Services exists to support the career development of UCC students through the provision of advisory, work placement and graduate recruitment services.

Their mission is to help UCC students to achieve their career objectives by providing access to one-to-one careers advice and coaching, employability skills development classes, workshops and events, work experience placement opportunities and employment or postgraduate opportunities in Ireland and abroad.

The Career Services are based on the Second Floor of the Hub, with advisors having rooms on the Ground Floor.

Disability Support Service

The Disability Support Service (DSS) in UCC provides supports for students who have a disability, specific learning difficulty or who entered UCC through the DARE scheme.

If you did not apply through the DARE scheme but are wondering if you can register with the DSS, please check out for a list of supported disabilities and relevant documentation required.

The DSS is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

First Year Experience Coordinator

The First Year Experience Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that you successfully complete your first year, and that you have the best possible experience.

As you embark on your university journey you may experience challenges along the way that you did not expect. The First Year Experience Coordinator is here to support you whatever the problem may be. Click here to arrange an appointment.

The First Year Experience Coordinator is based on the Ground Floor of the Hub.

Mature Students Office

The Mature Students Office supports all mature students in UCC studying full-time undergraduate degrees, as well as those of you considering and contemplating full-time study. They offer a wide range of supports and initiatives specifically designed for mature students.

The Mature Students Office is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

Office of Student Experience

The role of the Office of Student Experience is to facilitate a world class student experience, incorporating high quality teaching, learning and research and a rich and dynamic range of opportunities for students to engage in activities outside the curriculum.

The Office of Student Experience is based on the Ground Floor of the Hub.

Quercus Talented Students' Programme

The Quercus Talented Students' Programme supports and promotes excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship and innovation/entrepreneurship for both prospective undergraduate/level 8 students and students already registered in UCC. In addition to the scholarships in these areas they also offer three types of Quercus Academic Scholarship.

They are based on the Ground Floor of the Hub.

Student Wellbeing

The Student Wellbeing Coordinator provides information on available health services, advice on money matters, academic support, queries about student living and more to help students' well-being during their time in UCC.

The Student Well-Being Coordinator is based on the First Floor of the Hub.


UCC PLUS+ enables students to participate fully in student life and to reach their full potential. UCC PLUS+ directly support students who enter UCC from non-traditional backgrounds, including those who enter through the HEAR Scheme.

UCC PLUS+ is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

Peer Support

Peer Support is a service which offers support to first year students and international students as they make the transition to life in UCC. Peer Support is a confidential service and your Peer Support Leader won't judge you or tell anyone else about concerns or questions that you disclosed to them. Nothing is too small to ask or talk about.

Peer Support is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

Student Assistance Fund

The Student Assistance Fund provides financial assistance for full-time higher education students who are experiencing financial difficulties whilst attending college.

The Student Assistance Fund is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

Student Budgetary Advisor

The Student Budgetary Advisor provides "one to one" advice and guidance on managing your money.
They deliver workshops on budgeting for students, and assist students in the completion of their grant, scholarship and Student Assistance Fund applications.

The Student Budgetary Advisor is based on the First Floor of the Hub.

Scholarships Office

University College Cork awards 1,000 scholarships and bursaries annually to domestic and international students, across all areas of study. The Scholarships Office is there to help students in making applications to scholarships, as well as learn about opportunities available to them.

The Scholarships Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Hub.

The Hub, University College Cork

An Mol, Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh

College Road, Cork, T12YF78