Transition from second to third level can be quite daunting for many students. The movement from passive to active learning and the new responsibility of independent study can present many challenges to students. To support students we provide academic skills training and support in two ways. 

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Well-Being and Academic Skills Workshops 2017/18 Semester Two

When: Wednesdays at 1pm starting in Week 2 (31st January)

Where: Access & Lifelong Learning (Learning Space), 1st Floor James Joyce Library Building

Who: For any UCD student

The workshops are coordinated by Dr Lisa Padden. 

Each workshop will last no longer than 30 minutes leaving plenty of time for questions and individual advice afterwards.

You can bring along your lunch and tea/coffee will be provided for those who want it!

No booking necessary.

Week 2

31st January


Week 3

7th February


Week 4

14th February

CVs and Cover Letters

Week 5

21st February

Avoiding Procrastination

Week 6

28th February

Grammar and Punctuation

Week 7

7th March

Stress Management

Week 10

28th March

Presentations and Group Work

Week 11

4th April

Self Care

For more information email

If you would like to meet someone one-to-one to cover any of the topics from the workshops or an additional topic please attend one of our drop-in sessions. These sessions are facilitated by Tom O'Brien. The sessions are every Tuesday 2-4pm and Thursday 10am-12pm

Tom’s Office is on the first floor of the James Joyce Library Building in the UCD Access & Lifelong Learning Centre. Please bring along any relevant material!