The follow are some of the services available to you – we are here to help.
If you wish to obtain further information on any support you should click on the relevant link.
- Academic Advisory Office The team offers advice and assistance with the general experience of University life and offers help with students encountering difficulties in their programme of study. The office can be contacted by emailing email@example.com or completing the enquiry form here
- Programme Advisory Office The team is availabl to assist and advise undergraduate students with programme related decisions they may be unsure about and acts as a guide for students to navigate their way through their programme options. The office will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week commencing 28th September 2020. All queries will be handled via email, MS Teams calls or you can complete this form and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
- Maths Support Centre The service provides informal, friendly additional support to all undergraduate Maynooth University students. Check out the website for all information and resources by clicking here.
- Student Plus is a free, academic skills course for first year students with sessions designed to help you develop the skills that will enable you to learn more effectively during your time at Maynooth University and beyond.
- The Writing Centre is located in the School of Education and offers a free, friendly, non-judgmental writing help to any student, undergraduate or postgraduate regardless of course, degree or level. One to One appointments can be made by emailing email@example.com
LIST (Library & Information Skills Tutorials) offers both classroom style and online sessions covering a wide variety of skills and topics such as 'finding items on your reading list' and 'Essay writing skills'. The full list of sessions can be found by following the link.
Student Services offers a range of personal supports to students throughout their time at university.
The Student Services Centre is located on the North Campus of the University behind the John Hume Building. It is attached to MAP lodge. Students often query where the centre is and how to find it: There are coloured cogs with the names of the services on the windows, the handrail at each side of the building is painted yellow.
Counselling: The team of professional Counsellors are available to students and can be contacted by telephone or the ‘call me’ facility on the website. The service offers a confidential, free of charge, counselling service by a team of professional counsellors. Details on how to access the team.
Chaplaincy Service: The university Chaplain, Ciarán Coughlan is available to support students and offers a friendly, approachable and non-judgemental listening ear. There are regular events organised by the service for students to connect and feel part of the campus, such as Yoga, Book Clubs, Coffee Clubs. Visit website to see what events are available and how to register for them. Students can arrange to speak with the Chaplain by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Support Officer:
The Student Support Officer offers one to one meetings with students and provides personal and practical advice and guidance.
Student Support Hub: The Hub is the central reception of Student Services. The team offer students guidance and information on the supports available and how to access them. The emergency short term loan facility is managed from the Hub. Students who require short-term emergency loan of up to €50.00 (repayable) or assistance by way of Food Vouchers should contact the Student Support Hub directly at email@example.com.
Creche: A purpose built creche is located on the North Campus. Caters for children of students and staff from 1 year to 5 and half years.
Student Budgeting Advice Service: The service offers students advice and guidance on their financial situation, budgeting for college and assistance in exploring whether there are financial supports available to them. The Student Budgeting Advisor offers consultations with students during the Academic Year. There is a wide range of questions and answer on the website, along with information on how to arrange an appointment.
It is not unusual to worry about the financial pressures of university life. You may face financial difficulties during your time at Maynooth University and have difficulty in supporting yourself financially. If you find you are experiencing difficulties, you should contact:
There are a number of assistance schemes in place to support Maynooth University students who are having problems financially.
- Student Assistance Fund
- Student Emergency Fund