Get a Headstart in your Studies at UCD


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Welcome to Headstart

Get a Headstart in your studies at UCD! This short self-guided online course will set you on the right path to understand study skills at UCD and academic writing in English. Designed for non English speakers, this course was put together for new UCD students by the UCD English Language Academy and the UCD Applied Language Centre.

Begin the Headstart course right here.

A warm welcome awaits you at UCD!

We are delighted to welcome hundreds of international students to UCD each year. All that's missing from our wonderful campus is you!