Services and supports for research students

View key support services tailored to our research students, including a dedicated Student Adviser and Career and Skills Consultant. UCD also offers resources to maintain your health and wellbeing and a series of further services available to all registered students.

Key services

Find more information on key support services for our graduate research students


Staying Well

UCD is proud to offer a range of health and wellbeing supports to all registered students. 

  • Staying Well is an online resource dedicated to supporting you to stay well during your studies by providing information, tips and strategies to nurture your mental, physical and social wellbeing, as well as plenty of external resources and information about UCD student supports.
  • The UCD Student Health Service provides on-campus medical, psychological and psychiatric care to registered students of the University.
  • The Student Counselling Service is a free and confidential service staffed by professionally qualified psychologists and counsellors.
  • Healthy UCD aims to bring recognition to UCD as a global health-promoting university where students, faculty and staff, and the local community work together to ensure the holistic health and wellbeing of every member of the University community.

UCD sports and fitness

UCD has world-class sporting facilities and 54 sports clubs to choose from. These are for the most part student-run and student-led. Clubs provide a huge range of opportunities to train, play and compete in sport, no matter what your passion, ability or level.

Graduate student supports at a glance