Contact Us

Due to Covid19 precautions the Social Sciences office is closed until 30 March, but try not to worry because we are working remotely Monday to Friday during this period.
While the office is temporarily closed, in-person support and the below office telephone numbers have been suspended.  
We are happy to support you by email / via our Query Form during this closure period but realise that in certain circumstances a phone or video call may be necessary, again try not to worry as this can be arranged.  Please ensure that your email / query has your student number and any relevant module codes. 
Remember that our Social Sciences Office webpage has lots of useful information e.g. if you are concerned that you failed a module, if you need information on how to apply for extenuating circumstances or leave of absence, or need information on fees and grants or further student services.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and Information can be found at Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and Information and Covid-19 FAQs

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.  (While the office is temporarily closed for Covid19 precautions in person and telephone assistance has been suspended)


‌  UCD Social Sciences Office

  Room A102, Newman Building (find us on Google Maps)

  University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

Office Hours

9.30am to 12.45pm |  2.15pm to 4.30pm

(Temporarily Closed until March 30th)


Contact Us:
01 716 8292 E:

(Email only until March 30th)

Submit a Query at any time - we aim to respond as soon as possible (Monday-Friday) - busy periods will exceed 48 hours.

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, Natalia, Oisin, Emer, Kate and Linda answer your queries
General Queries
T: 01-7168292 E:
Fiona Smyth
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168297 E:
Linda Stone
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168293 E:
Natalia Zadorozhnyaya
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168139 E:
Emer Murphy
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168465 E:
Oisin Cluskey
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168200 E:
Kate Bruton
Senior Administrator
T: 01-7168643 E:
Fiona Nolan
Programme Administration Team Lead
T: 01-7168643 E:
Jacintha Vallely
Programme and Operations Manager
T: 01-7168290 E:

 Complex queries and continuation policy meetings 

Our Programme Management Team will answer your queries

Continuation policy meetings, readmission, degree compliance queries, etc.

T: 01-7168248 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 Manager
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:
Student Adviser: international students
T:  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! 

  Joanna Kozielec
Programme Manager: Erasmus/Exchange
T: 01-7168262 E:
  Exchanges and Erasmus
@ UCD Global
UCD Global Lounge E: For Europe (Erasmus): 
For outside Europe:
Global Office
  Incoming Exchange Students UCD Global 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 Careers Network
T: 01-7167515 E:

Visit the UCD Careers Network 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. 

  Jennifer Murphy
College Director and unit manager. Contact regarding board representation, meetings and Terms of Reference of the Social Sciences Programme Board
T: 01-7168262 E:
  Danny Moran
Programme and Operations Manager 
 T: 01-7168663 E:
  Assoc. Prof. Christopher Cowley
Associate Dean of Social Sciences

 Systems and Process

Ciara Darker Programme Manager

T: 01-7168115 E:

For Vice Principals, College Management and Staff, please click here

Prospective Student Queries  

  Google Map directions to UCD Social Sciences Office