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Student Support Officers


There is a Student Support Officer (SSO) aligned with each of the four faculties. The SSOs are here to assist fulltime undergraduate students in finding the answers to questions and identifying the appropriate supports to help them excel during their time in the University of Limerick.


Autumn Semester Results

We would like to extend our best wishes to all students receiving results this week. 
Results will be available to students from 2pm on Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Please see our Exam Results & Info page for support and advice.


Module Registration Spring Semester 2022

All students are required to complete Module Registration for the Spring Semester.
Be sure to complete your Module Registration on time to ensure access to University services, access your timetables as well as ensuring grants are in place.

For instructions on Module Registration please see the following link - How to Register

Registration is open from Monday,17th January to Friday, 21st January 

*Students who have requested to transfer courses within UL:
If you are awaiting a decision from the Student Status Committee (SSC), please register for the modules available to you on your current course. If your transfer request is approved, the SSC team will contact you regarding registration for your new course


Click the image below to hear an introduction from the Student Support Officers

Student Support Officers Introduction clickable link image

If you are a student of an Arts Humanities and Social Sciences programme you can contact Ciara by email at or you can book a phone/MS Teams call with Ciara by clicking here


If you are a student of an Education and Health Science programme you can contact Aisling by email at or you can book a phone/MS Teams call with Aisling by clicking here.


If you are a student of a Kemmy Business School programme you can contact Declan by email at or you can book a phone/MS Teams call with Declan by clicking here.


If you a student of a Science and Engineering programme you can contact Philip, by email at or you can book a phone/MS Teams call with Philip by clicking here.

See our FAQ Section below

You will be invited to have a 30 min friendly chat with your respective Student Support Officer. The meeting will be student centred, only discussing what you bring to the meeting. Then we will look at the options available to you and plan the next steps. 

The Student Support Officers assist full time undergraduate students in their faculty. 
Students who are unsure of who to contact should get in touch with the Student Support officer assigned to their faculty to get direction   

The Student Support Officers support students with the following issues: 

Struggling academically, Personal/Health Issues, Financial concerns, Course Uncertainty, Exit Forms, Internal Transfers, Family Issues/Homesickness, Bereavement. This list is not exhaustive, and students should still contact an SSO even if their issue is not mentioned here. There is never an issue too big or too small. 

Yes, all interactions with students are held in confidence. The Student Support Officers will refer and liaise with other academic staff and support services upon request of the student. 

There may be times when a Student Support Officer feels another support service may be better equipped to support the student, we will only refer students after receiving permission to do so from the student. 

Student Support Officers recognise there may be times when parents/guardians may have concerns or questions, in relation to their son’s or daughter’s experience here in UL. The Student Support Officers wish to cultivate a relationship with all students based on trust and confidentiality. If you have concerns, we will ask first that you encourage your son/daughter to contact their SSO. If the student wishes for us to communicate directly with you, we require written permission to do so, all correspondence will be copied to the student for the purpose of transparency. 

No, this is a free service provided by the Student Affairs Division of the University of Limerick 

University of Limerick Arts Office curates collaborative socially engaged arts projects. Many of these involve community groups or the coming together of individuals to form a group. Our mantra is “Everyday Art for Everyday People”

University of Limerick Arts Office community based projects take; many forms – the facilitation of a project created by another group; the curation of an event to address social issues that has an impact on a particular group or the community in general; the use of the University Art Collections as a community resource; assist other university divisions in their outreach work.

You may contact the Arts Office at the University of Limerick at

Academy for Children

The Academy works with DEIS primary schools in Limerick city and county with a focus on 5th and 6th class pupil.

The goal of the Academy is to encourage and support primary school children in local DEIS designated schools to reach their full potential and begin their journey onto higher education. 

This is achieved though the delivery of on campus and in school programmes that are designed in collaboration with schools.

These fun, and interesting, age-specific activities are designed to raise aspirations and to begin to embed the University of Limerick into school communities early in the children’s educational journeys.

The role of the Academy is to open doors and expand horizons, to introduce the University to those who do not know it and to inspire future graduates.

You may contact the academy @

or alternatively call 086 065 7883

Educational Assistive Technology Centre


The Educational Assistive Technology Centre (EATC) at the University of Limerick is dedicated to supporting students, staff and parents of the University, other third-level institutions, secondary, and primary schools with assistive technology services.

Our mission is to research, develop and champion inclusive digital practice in education. The centre’s approach is underpinned by the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and delivered through best practices in digital accessibility & Assistive Technology (AT).

Some of the services that are available to students, educators, parents and organisations who are external to the University include; 

  1. Presentations and Information Sessions

On request, we can schedule a presentation or information session on Assistive Technology (AT) for groups including, schools, parents, teachers, SNA’s, education professionals, companies, or private organisations.

These sessions can cover all aspects of AT for education, including but not limited to:

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Accessibility
  • Any Assistive Technology


  1. Assistive Technology Assessment Services – Educational Only

We help to determine which AT would best suit a person’s educational needs. These assessments include:

  • Private consultation with individuals
  • Detailed demonstrations, trials, and implementation plans
  • Assistive Technology Assessment reports

Currently the Assessment Service is limited to students who are categorised has high needs, such as vision or hearing loss or physical or multiple disabilities, and to students in the mid-west region.

  1. Assistive Technology Training and Training Courses

EATC has developed numerous assistive technology courses and are available on request, some are listed below, courses can also be tailored to training needs. Alternatively, EATC runs Assistive Technology Training courses through local education centres and other charities and organisations for teachers and staff. Finally, EATC runs summer training programs for students with learning difficulties, to sign up for these courses please email the contact below.

Training Courses:

  • UDL
  • Creating Accessible educational materials
  • AT Learning Difficulties
    • Read & Write Gold
    • Freeware for Windows
    • iPads & Apps
    • Google Workspace, Chrome & Chromebook Accessibility
    • Mind Mapping
    • Note Taking Solutions
    • Hardware
    • Executive Functioning & Organisation
  • Physical
    • Voice Recognition
    • Alternative Inputs supports
  • Hearing
    • Learning supports
    • Hardware
    • Freeware
  • Visual
    • Freeware Windows, MAC, Chrome
    • iPad & iPhone Accessibility
    • Magnification Software
    • Hardware
    • Screen Readers
    • Touch Typing


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