Current Students

*Information for NEW Graduate Students

Orientation Day for Taught Graduate Students for the 2017/18 Academic Year will take place on Thursday, 31 August 2017.

The schedule and further information will be available shortly.

Further information for new students

Submitting Assignments

Note: Assignments must be submitted into the Assignment Box located outside the Programme Office, Room B106 Health Sciences Centre (open during building hours). 

Assignment Submission Form Undergraduate

Assignment Submission Form Graduate

UCD Policy on Late Submission of Coursework

Application Form for Late Submission of Coursework

UCD Plagiarism Policy and Procedures

School Plagiarism Policy

Writing Guidelines

Develop your Writing Skills at the UCD Library

Guidelines for the Submission of Coursework

School Writing Guidelines

School Referencing Guidelines - Click here for Harvard Style

Referencing - How to Cite and Reference using the Harvard Style (guide pdf)

Download Harvard UCD Nursing style for Endnote

How to add Harvard UCD Nursing style to Endnote

Below are three learning websites that will assist students in developing their writing skills. The first focuses on spelling and grammer tips, the second on academic writing and the third on writing essays:
Purdue Online Writing Lab
MIT OpenCourseWare
The Open University Essay and report writing skills

The following books on writing skills are available in the library:

  • How to write better essays / Bryan Greetham
  • Cite them right: the essential referencing guide / Richard Pears & Graham Shields
  • Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument / Stella Cottrell
  • The exam skills handbook / Stella Cottrell
  • How to succeed in exams & assessments. Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers
  • How to write your undergraduate dissertation / Bryan Greetham
  • Skills for success: the personal development planning handbook / Stella Cottrell
  • The study skills handbook / Stella CottrellThe ultimate study skills handbook / Sarah Moore
Extenuating Circumstances

Extenuating Circumstances applications are made online via SIS Web (under the Student Services Tab “My Extenuating Circumstances”). Note: Applications for extenuating circumstances must be submitted as close as possible to the time the circumstances occurred and must be submitted within the following timeframes:

1. For in-semester assessments, within 10 working days of the date of the assessment deadline.
2. For end-of-semester examinations, within 5 working days of the end of the University examination period.

The Semester 2 deadline for submitting Extenuating Circumstances applications is Friday 26th May 2017 at 12 noon.

Extenuating Circumstances Academic Policy

Extenuating Circumstances - Guidance Notes for Students

Leave of Absence/Withdrawal
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Clinical Allocations

ARC Log In

Protocol on non-compliance with absence reporting procedure while on super-numerary clinical placement

Clinical Guidelines for Student Nurses (Central Mental Hospital)
Induction Pack (Central Mental Hospital)
Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital Orientation Manual

The Clinical Placement Students’ Guide to frequently used Terminology and Abbreviations
This booklet contains important terms and abbreviations used regularly in clinical practice. It is free to use and if you wish you may save it in the current pdf format on your iPhone or download it as an iBook. To download it as a iBook send the pdf version to your email, log into your email via your iPhone and then save it as an iBook to your smart phone.

Useful Links

Awards and Prizes available to our Undergraduate Students
International Programmes
Lost & Found

Lost property found on Campus is generally handed into the Estate Services Office, located on the lower ground floor of the Agriculture building. If you have lost or found an item please contact them on 01 716 7000 or estates@ucd.ie.