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Appointments

An individual appointment provides you with the opportunity to meet an expert Student Learning Officer to  develop strategies for study that suit your individual learning style. The service is available to all DCU students and is free of charge.

You can decide what to focus on but the sessions may include:

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    • Reading strategies
    • Time management
    • Planning your work
    • Note taking
    • Revision strategies
    • Exam preparation

Learning & Study Resources

Below is a bank of self-help resources you can use independently or after an individual learning consultation to develop your learning approach. The resource bank features tools developed by DCU Student Learning as well as tools developed by Learn Higher and Jade Muncy. 

 Groupwork 
 Presentations 
 Learning Technology 

There are many apps and extensions for Google Chrome that can help with studying and writing at university. We can recommend the following tools, which you can search on google to add to your chrome browser:

  1. Grammarly: An advanced spelling and grammar check
  2. Blocksite: A web blocker to beat procrastination
  3. Diigo: A quick and simple web researching tool
  4. Simple Pomodoro: A timer to help get you working
  5. Mindmup: A tool for digital mind mapping
  6. Quizlet: An aid to help create amazing flashcards

You can also access free software that reads text aloud from the screen called Claroread from the ISS website.

Appointments

To make a booking please select the campus of your choice below and follow the booking link. If you are a distance student you can request an online appointment by emailing student.learning@dcu.ie.

DCU Glasnevin Campus

Location

CG80 Henry Grattan Building.

Availability 

Monday to Friday.

Bookings

To make a booking please follow this link.

 

DCU St Patrick's Campus

Location

A101.

Availability

Tuesday to Thursday.

Bookings

To make a booking please follow this link.