Information for students on UCC policies and procedures:
Thesis submission info
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
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.
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:  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
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.