We're Here For You
UCD provides a range of academic supports for students throughout their time at UCD. Whether you need additional assistance due to disability, would like to learn a new language or improve your academic English, or want to get the right start on your career pathway, we have the supports that you need.
Applied Language Centre
UCD Library provides the information resources, services and friendly staff to help you succeed with your studies. You have access to five libraries with wifi and ample spaces for study. Library staff are on hand to answer any questions you might have. A dedicated online guide will help you become familiar with the Library website, online collections (available 24/7) and services which include our popular laptop and self-service loans. Your UCD Student Card (UCARD) is your library card – you will need this to enter and exit the library, borrow books or borrow a laptop. At Orientation, be sure to enter our Prize Draw for new students. See our New Students guide (www.ucd.ie/library/
UCD Careers Network
The UCD Careers Network offers a range of services and programmes designed to enable you to make career decisions. You can avail of assistance and advice for developing career action plans, effective CVs, interview skills and techniques.
The Jumpstart Programme is an online programme specifically for international students and covers key topics such as career planning and the Irish recruitment process. It is accessible to students in advance of their arrival in Ireland and throughout their studies.
All students with a disability or significant ongoing illness in UCD have the opportunity to receive relevant academic and/or exam supports. Supports can be arranged through the disability support staff in UCD Access & Lifelong Learning. If you have a disability and would like to discuss the supports available you can contact the disability staff by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org