Current UCC PLUS+ Students

Support from UCC PLUS+

Once admitted to a degree programme in UCC, HEAR/UCC PLUS+ students are eligible to receive many supports throughout their time in University.

COVID-19 UPDATE: The UCC PLUS+ Student Support Officers are engaging online directly with their respective students to help students navigate these challenging times. Support and guidance is being provided across all pillars of student life including academic, financial, personal and social issues.

Planning for the forthcoming 2020/21 academic year is also ongoing, with student welfare being at the centre of these plans.



Other Support Services

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1st Year Orientation

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1916 Bursary

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UCC PLUS+ Supports include:

  • A dedicated Support Officer to facilitate your transition to College Life and onward progression to finishing your degree.
  • A customised UCC PLUS+ Orientation Programme for first year students which has been tailored for Online delivery in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Financial bursary, if available.
  • Academic support (if required) in the form of extra tuition.
  • Workshops to help you with essay-writing, study skills, time management, money management amongst others.
  • Access to a dedicated UCC PLUS+ student Resource Room in the new HUB building pending lifting of Covid-19 access restrictions to campus. 
  • Use of computer equipment including the loan of computer notebooks.
  • An allocation of free printing credit loaded on to your student card when you register for College, for use in the Resource Room. 
  • On-going personal support and guidance from academic mentors and the UCC PLUS+ Staff.
  • Information and referrals to Other Student Support Services of the University.
  • UCC PLUS+  students will be contacted directly after registration part 2 to dicsuss the availability of laptops as part of the package of supports offered by the Government during Covid-19 lockdown measures.

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UCC PLUS+ Programme

UCC PLUS+, Access and Participation, First Floor, The Hub, UCC, T12 YF78