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Policies and Student Supports

Info for Current Student and Supervisors

Research Student Supervision Procedures


Research Students Progress Reviews: Overview and Q&A



Research Student Supervision Procedure

Research Student Progress Report


UCC Graduate Studies

UCC Policies and Regulations




Information for students on UCC policies and procedures: 

If you have any queries regarding UCC policies and procedures, please have a look here.  Contact Orla Slattery if you have further queries.


Thesis submission info

A quick guide to thesis submission



UCC requirements for Structured PhDs

Since October 2013, all incoming PhD/PhD track students register on a structured PhD programme.  Full details are available here





CIT Graduate Studies

CIT Regulations for Postgraduate Research Study




Student Counselling and Development Service, UCC

Student Counselling & Development provide individual counselling and support to students with emotional, psychological, academic or personal development needs and also provide a range of psycho-educational group initiatives to students. They offer a friendly, professional and confidential counselling service to the students of Tyndall National Institute and University College Cork. This is a free service provided to all UCC registered students. Student Counselling & Development has a team of professionally qualified and widely experienced counsellors. They are used to helping people from many different backgrounds and cultures with a wide range of personnel issues.

Online support information for students

The service also provides a number of Student Development Workshops and Staff Development Workshops for Supervisors throughout the year, further information is available by viewing the following link:


You can contact this free and confidential service at:
Telephone: [021] 490 35 65
Text: 087 215 25 05

Open: 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.15 p.m. to 4.15 p.m.
Location: Ardpatrick House, College Road, Next to College Car Park



Disability Support Service, UCC

The Disability Support Service (DSS) is committed in as far as is reasonably possible, to empowering students with disabilities achieve their academic and vocational goals in an inclusive learning environment. This is a free and confidential service to all students who register with the Disability Support Service.

We provide a range of Educational, Technological, Personal and Social Supports to students with disabilities and Specific Learning Difficulties. We also provide information and training to UCC staff and external stakeholders in the field of disability and education. The Service has a comprehensive outreach programme which focuses on raising awareness and provision of training in Assistive Technologies to students in second level and their teachers. The Service hosts numerous information sessions on the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE).

Information about the range of services provided by the DSS can be found here.