Contact Us


The Social Sciences Office is here to support you. We operate an open-door policy and are available in person, by telephone, Query Form or email to offer advice on all aspects of your degree.


‌  UCD Social Sciences Office

  Room D106, Newman Building (find us on Google Maps)

  University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland 

Office Hours
9.30am to 1.00pm |  2.00pm to 5.00pm

Contact Us:
01 716 8292 E:

Submit a Query at any time - we aim to respond within 24 hours (Monday-Friday)

Your Programme Queries

We are here to assist you with queries on:

  • module and programme information, including degree-specific registration advice
  • timetable issues;
  • assessment and progression
  • changing subjects or degree programmes within UCD;
  • University and degree policies and regulations, e.g. extenuating circumstances, Leave of Absence, etc.

Contact the Student Desk for all queries relating to fees, your student account, transcripts and official documents.

  Fiona, Claudia, Emer and Linda answer your queries
General Queries
T: 01-7168292 E:
  Fiona Smyth
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168297 E:
  Linda Stone
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168293 E:
  Mairead McCann
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168248 E:
  Claudia Schmid
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168299 E:
‌  Jacintha Vallely
Team Line Manager
T: 01-7168138 E:


Orientation, Mentoring and Engagement

Our programme team are here to help you get the most from your time in UCD. We have a range of activities and supports to help you settle in and engage with what UCD has to offer you. Contact the student engagement team any time with questions or feedback.

  Mairead McCann
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168248 E: 
  Paul Murphy
Social Sciences Internship Manager                    
T: 01-7168133 E:

Student Advisers 

  Kieran Moloney
Student Adviser: Social Sciences undergraduate students
T: 01-7168366 E:
  Catherine Tormey
Student Adviser: mature students
T: 01-7167542 E:
  Colum Cronin
Student Adviser: international students
T: 01-7168406 E:

Visit the UCD Student Advisers website to learn more about this valuable support to current students.


Studying Abroad: Exchanges and Erasmus Opportunities 

Studying in a different country for a portion of your degree is an exciting opportunity for your personal and professional development! 

  Claudia Schmid
Programme Administrator
T: 01-7168299 E:
  Mary Gallagher-Cooke
College Director
T: 01-7168262 E:
  Exchanges and Erasmus @ UCD
International Office
UCD Global Lounge W: International Office

  Incoming Exchange Students UCD International Office E:


Professional Development and Internships

Your professional development is encouraged and supported in Social Sciences. 

  Paul Murphy
Internship Manager: Internships on BSc Social Sciences DN700
T: 01-7168133 E:
  Sarah Brown
Career and Skills Consultant, UCD Career Development Centre
T: 01-7167515 E:

Visit the UCD Career Development Centre website to learn more about the Career, Personal and Professional Development Services they offer to you as a Social Sciences student


College Liaison Librarian

Our College Liaison Librarian is here to help if you need assistance with anything related to using the library.

 ‌ Marta Bustillo
College Liaison Librarian
T: 01-7167533 E:

Committees and Governance 

The Social Sciences Office is responsible for the Social Sciences Programme Board and associated committees. 

  Mary Gallagher-Cooke
College Director and unit manager. Contact regarding board representation, meetings and Terms of Reference of the Social Sciences Programme Board
T: 01-7168262 E:
  Assoc. Prof. Christopher Cowley
Associate Dean of Social Sciences


UCD College of Social Sciences and Law: For Vice Principals, College Management and Staff, please click here

Prospective Student Queries 


  Google Map directions to UCD Social Sciences Office