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Support Services in ITTallaght

Niteline

Night time confidential support for students , by students.

Night time confidential support for students , by students.

Our operating hours are 9pm until 2.30am every night of term.

Our freephone number is 1800 793 793.

Students can also anonymously instant message us via niteline.ie within the above hours.

www.niteline.ie

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Students’ Union

For any problems or queries you may have.

The Students’ Union is made up of every full time registered student in the Institute. The executive of the Union are officers elected by the student body to ensure that the Union and college life run as smoothly as possible for the students on a daily basis.

President – Jessica Wall
Ph: +353 1 404 2552
Mob: 087 400 7510
Email: supres@ittdublin.ie

Deputy President – Education Officer – Aisling Cusack
Ph: +353 1 404 2554
Mob: 087 400 7511
Email: sueducation@ittdublin.ie

Deputy President – Welfare Officer – Saoirse Byrne – Carter
Ph: +353 1 404 2562
Mob: 087 400 7512
Email: suwelfare@ittdublin.ie

Jessica, Aisling and Saoirse are available to you anytime and will deal with any problems or queries you may have. They are generally available Monday to Friday 10.00am to 17.00pm, but can be contacted outside these hours if needed. The Students’ Union is located in a purpose built complex behind the bicycle compound close to the pedestrian entrance to the Institute. The office is open Monday to Friday and anyone with any questions, queries, problems, complaints, or suggestions is welcome to visit at any time. The student Union have a full time secretary called Pauline O’Reilly and she can be contacted on +353 01 404 2553.

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Student Counselling Service

For help during tough times.

The Student Counselling Office has moved to the Ground Floor of the Institute. Walk past the main stairs, past the part-time office on the ground floor (glass front). Past the stairs, and turn left into the corridor before the AV Office. Enter the first door on the left hand side, the Student Counselling office can be found in here. Appointments are easily made through the following methods and members of staff by phone – from outside the college phone 4042635; from inside [Ext 2635]. In person – Drop into the Counsellor’s office .
By email – contact Student Counsellor: Jules Thompson – ext.2635 / counselling@ittdublin.ie
Orlagh Fleming, College Nurse – ext. 2613
Marie Kielty, Careers Officer – ext. 2561
Maggie Ryan, Access Officer – ext. 2173
Dave Broderick, SU Welfare Officer – ext. 2562

No problem is too small and do not let the problem become too overwhelming before seeking help. The councillor can help you with the following issues: Adjusting to College/thinking of withdrawing from College, Study Skills, Eating disorders, Self-confidence, Anxiety/panic attacks, Depression, Family/relationship difficulties, Alcohol/drug use, Abuse.

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Health Service

For medical care, ill health prevention and information on healthy lifestyles.

ITT Dublin Student Health Centre offers professional health care to all registered students of the Institute. We encourage a pro-active approach to health and thus place great emphasis on Health Awareness and Promotion. The function of the Student Health Centre is the Provision of medical care, Prevention of ill health and the Promotion of a healthy lifestyle. An “open door” policy operates in the Health Centre. However, please be patient if we are attending to somebody or there is a queue, we will get to you as soon as possible. If the matter is urgent please let us know. We can also be contacted on ext 2613 or ask reception to put you through.

 

Opening Hours:
09.30 to 21:00  ( Mon – Thurs )*
09.30 to close ( Fridays )*
09.00 to 13.00 on Saturdays*

* Excluding lunch breaks – but we can be contacted in the event of an Emergency

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Chaplaincy

For personal worries, financial concerns, help with projects and spirituality.

You can drop into the Chaplaincy Office, on the second floor of the main building beside the sports and recreational officers office (Tim’s office), with or without an appointment. People often come to have a chat about: Personal Worries – Settling into ITT Dublin - Financial Concerns – Help with Projects – Spirituality

Full Time Roman Catholic Chaplain – Office: 01-4042615

Part Time Church of Ireland Chaplain – Rev. William Deverell, On Call:  Home: 01-4621044 Mobile: 086-8030239

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Disability Office

For support, services and facilities for students with disabilities.

Garry Toner is the Disability Officer at ITT Dublin.The Disability Office provides support and services for the development and coordination of services and facilities for students with disabilities. Click on the links above on the right hand side for more information.

Office Hours: 
Monday:   9am – 2.15 pm
Tuesday:   9am – 5.30 pm
Thursday: 9am – 5.30 pm
Contact Details
Phone (01) 404 2606
Fax     (01) 404 2772
Email   garry.toner@ittdublin.ie

The main roles include:

  1. Assistance with admission procedures, accessibility, examinations and teaching and learning processes.  These will include organising the provision of note takers, extra tuition, interpreters, scribes, Academic Assistants, extra time and consideration for examinations and assistive technology devices.
  2. Liaising with Institute Departments, individual lectures and other staff to ensure that the support needs of students with disabilities are met.
  3. Creating awareness among students and staff of the availability of the Disability Officer and the support facilities within ITT Dublin.

We also provide a health questionnaire which a student indicates any disability they have. Call by my office and say Hello! My contact details are above.

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Access Office

For a more inclusive college environment.

The Access Office encourages and supports the participation of students from groups currently under-represented in higher education, for example: Students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, mature students, Members of ethnic minorities and the Traveller community. People with disabilities are also under-represented in higher education – see ourDisability Office section for information.

Through a range of pre-entry activities, alternative entry arrangements, and post-entry supports, the Access Office strives to ensure that ITT facilitates equity of access and progression.

Maggie Ryan is the Access Officer  and can be reached at:
Location: Registrar’s Office (Room 120)
Ph: 01 4042173
email: maggie.ryan@ittdublin.ie

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IFPA – Irish Family Planning Association

Sexual Health Services

The IFPA is a charitable organisation, which, guided by our Vision and Mission Statement, provides sexual and reproductive health information, clinical services, counselling services, education, training and awareness raising.The IFPA offers a comprehensive range of services designed to promote sexual health and support reproductive choice. We offer these services on a not-for-profit basis. We work with people of all age, gender, nationality or sexual orientation. You can trust us to provide you with unbiased, professional advice and a non judgemental service.

Location: Level 3, The Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel: 01 – 459 76 85 / 6

Opening Hours:
- Monday: 9.30am – 5pm
- Tuesday: 9.30am – 5pm
- Wednesday: 9.30am – 5pm
- Thursday: 9.30am – 9pm
- Friday: 9.30am – 6pm
- Saturday: 9.30am – 4pm
- Sunday: 12pm – 3pm Emergency Contraception Pill Service Only

Last appointment will be a half hour before closing time

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