JUST THE FACTS GUIDE 2020/2021 - MYCIT.IE

 
JUST THE FACTS GUIDE 2020/2021 - MYCIT.IE
JUST THE
FACTS
GUIDE
2020/2021
CONTENTS
President’s Address 				          03
                                       Dear Students,

                                       Fáilte romhaibh go léir go pobal CIT!
Dates for your Diary 				         04
Sports 						05                        You are all most welcome into our
Societies 					06                      growing CIT learning community.
Arts Office 					07                    As you commence your studies
Students’ Union 				              08   with us here in CIT, we can assure
                                       you of our full support for you as
International Office 				         09
                                       an individual and unique student
IT Services 					10
                                       through your educational and
Reprographics & Card Services 		  11   social experiences over the coming
Canvas Learning Management System 12   academic year. We offer this support in a spirit of partnership and shared
Covid-19 					13                       responsibility. For those of you joining us straight from Leaving Cert, we
CIT Map 					14                        recognise the extremely difficult and uncertain times you have had over
                                       the last six months. These have been very different times for all of us. CIT
Bus Routes 					16
                                       staff and student support services have adapted quickly to the challenges
Counselling Service 				          18   of programme delivery thrown at us by Coivd-19. Together with CIT
Medical Centre 				               19   Students’ Union, we offer many opportunities and supports right across
Access Service 					20                 the spectrum of the CIT Student Experience. We realise that in this era
Disability Support Service 			    20   of remote/distance learning it is more important than ever that we build
Student Assistance Fund 			       21   a community of CIT students.The year ahead will be challenging but we
                                       have every confidence that our CIT Clubs and Societies will step up to
1916 Bursaries 					21
                                       the mark and provide opportunities for you to get involved from Day 1,
Mature Students 				              21   making new friends, learning from the experiences of other students and
Careers 					22                        developing your future network of professionals. The Academic Year will
Fees & Grants 					               23   pass very quickly, particularly as we operate a 2-Semester schedule, so
Library 					24                        it is important to hit the ground running. Tús maith – leath na h-oibre!
Accommodation 				25                   2020/21 should be an exciting year for you and all of us here in CIT as
                                       we transition to MTU in January next. If you need help along the way…
Admissions 					26
                                       as the signs say Just Ask !
Chaplaincy					27
Exams & Awards Office 			         28   Beir bua.
Careers 					29
Student Discipline 				           29   Dr Barry O’Connor
Student Ombudsman 				            29   President
Student Campus Liaison 			        30   Uachtarán

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                                                                                     STUDENT SERVICES GUIDE 2020/2021
DATES                                                      FOR YOUR
                                                                                                        SPORTS
                                                          DIARY                                         Wide range of Sports Clubs including outdoor
                                                                                                        sports, indoor sports, watersports, martial
                                                                                                        arts etc. Membership is free. Like “CIT Sports
                                                                                                        Department” Facebook page for updates.               Sports Facilities
                                                                                                                                                             The sports facilities are ideally located at
                                                                                                        Membership of the Gym & Athletics Track is
                  •                                   Semest                                                                                                 Bishopstown campus and are amongst the
                         Start date                             er 1                                    free to registered full-time students, just bring
                                    for conti                                                                                                                finest in Ireland.
                        Septemb                 nuing an                                                your Student/ID card.
                                  er 2020.               d part-tim                                                                                          •    Gym: Open Mon-Fri 7am-9pm,
                 •      Start date                                  e studen
                                   for first-                                ts is 21s                  Fancy a game of Astro-turf soccer with your
                                              time stu                                 t                                                                          Sat 11am-4pm. Free to registered
                                                       dents is
                                                                Monday                                  friends or classmates. Just €10 for the hour,             full-time students
                                                                         5th Octo                       call to the Sports Office to book or email
                                                                                    ber 2        020.                                                        •    Astro Turf: Behind F Block, 5 a-side
                                                                                                        fintan.oleary@cit.ie.
                                                                                                                                                                  pitch €10/hr. Book in Sports Office
                                                                                                                                                             •    Athletics Track: Adjacent to Staff Car
             •                                    Semest                                                                                                          Park, Free to use
                     All years                          er 2
                               will share                                                               Sports Office
             •       The proje             a comm                                                                                                            •    Tennis Court: Behind F Block
                               cted sta            on acad                                              The Sports Office is where you can come
                                        rt date is         emic cale                                    with any sports related query and it                      €4/hr. Book in Sports Office
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                                                          25th Jan             emester                  facilitates all CIT students and clubs. The
                                                                   uary 202            2.                                                                    •    One mile jog/walk: Around playing
                                                                             1.                         Sports Office plays a key role in the life                pitches. Dependant on pitch activity
                                                                                                        of the Institute assisting students in the
                                                                                                        organisation and running of the clubs.
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                                                                                                                                                             Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm

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SOCIETIES                                                                                                ARTS OFFICE
 Grab the opportunity to experience something new          Sign up to Societies                           CIT Arts Office – Oifig na nEalaíon                             artsoffice@cit.ie
 or pursue an interest you have always wanted to           By signing up you become an official           Engage with the Arts at CIT!
 explore. CIT has some of the most active societies in                                                    #ArtsRichInstitute
                                                                                                                                                                          https://arts.cit.ie
                                                           society member and are allowed to vote
 Ireland. Being selected as a Committee Officer and        at society general meetings. You will also                                                                     Ground Floor, Administration
 getting involved in running a Society is a huge bonus     be notified directly of when activities for    There is always something on in one of the                      Building, Bishopstown Campus
 for your CV and provides an opportunity to develop        that particular society are taking place.      venues and art spaces in CIT. Call in to the
 your interpersonal skills.                                Many societies will have a strong online       exhibition space between classes, go to a concert               citartsoffice
                                                           presence that you can engage with and          at lunchtimes, or see a film or theatre production
 Education means more than just academic learning.                                                        in the evening. Or join an arts-related societies to
                                                                                                                                                                          ArtsOfficeCIT
                                                           be part of. There is no fee or charge to
 The diversity of CIT Societies means that practically                                                    develop skills and experience, and get support for
                                                           become a society member.                                                                                       ArtsOfficeCIT
 every taste is catered for. Grab the opportunity to                                                      your own project ideas.
                                                           Sign up online http://societies.cit.ie/join

                                                                                                                                                                    ENGAGE
 experience something new or pursue an interest
 you have always wanted to explore. Societies in CIT                                                      Please note that many of our services and events
                                                           •    ACADEMIC: Automotive, Civil &
 are some of the best Societies in Ireland frequently                                                     may be restricted due to COVID-19 regulations
                                                                Structural Engineering, Physical
 winning at the BICS (Board of Irish College Societies)

                                                                                                                                                                    WITH
                                                                Sciences, Marketing                       and to ensure the safety and wellbeing of
 National Awards.                                                                                         students.
                                                           •    ACTIVITIES: Alexander Technique
                                                           •    COMMUNITY: Arabesque,
 How to contact a Society                                       Christian Union, Enactus, Energy          CIT Arts Office works with students, societies,

                                                                                                                                                                    THE ARTS
 Every CIT Society has a direct email address so you            & Environmental, Feminist,                staff, departments, graduates, and the wider
 can put your queries directly to the society committee.        International Students, Korean,           community to develop, support, and promote
 To find the email for a society check out the list of          LGBT*, Mature Students, Pool &            arts-related events, projects, and resources in
 societies online https://societies.cit.ie/societies            Board Games, WiSTEM                       all campuses of CIT. The CIT Arts Office also

                                                                                                                                                                    AT CIT!
 Most societies also have a social media presence.       •      INTEREST: Airsoft, Anime & Manga,         maintains the CIT Art Collections, and runs
 You can message them directly.                                 Crawford Film, Photographic,              the Rory Gallagher Theatre and James Barry
                                                                Programming, Sci-Fi                       Exhibition Centre on the Bishopstown Campus.
 What is a society committee?
 To be elected as a Society committee officer is a huge    •    MUSIC, PERFORMANCE & ARTS:
                                                                Art, Comedy, DJ, Music, Musical           CIT is an arts rich Institute, and has a vibrant
 bonus for your CV and provides an opportunity to
                                                                                                          creative and cultural community offering many
 develop communication and team work skills.
                                                           To see an extensive range of our societies,    ways for you to engage with the Arts both
 All societies are run by a student committee. A           go to http://societies.cit.ie                  academically and as an extra-curricular or social
 Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations                                                      activity.
 Officer and many more roles exist depending on            The Societies Office plays a key role in the
 the society requirements. The committee team plan,        life of the Institute, assisting students in
 organise and execute activities. Together they are        the organisation and running of Societies.
                                                                                                          Check out all arts & culture events at arts.cit.ie
 responsible for driving and running a society with the                                                   CIT includes CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, CIT Cork School of
 support of the Societies Office.                                Tel: 021 4335759 / 087 2073492           Music and National Maritime College of Ireland. CIT Arts Office is part
                                                                                                          of the Registrar’s Office and AnSEO - The Student Engagement Office.
 Societies Officer: Aoife Kelliher aoife.kelliher@cit.ie         info@citsocieties.ie
 Societies Intern: Adrian Coleman                                                                         There are lots of opportunities for students to engage with the arts,
                                                                 http://societies.cit.ie
 adrian.coleman@cit.ie                                                                                    inside and outside class structures.
 Sports & Societies Administrator:
                                                                 1st floor Student Centre,
 Fintan O’Leary fintan.oleary@cit.ie                                                                      CIT Art Collections – There are over 600 artworks in total in the
                                                                 Bishopstown Campus
                                                                                                          CIT Collection. Artworks are displayed on the walls in the corridors,
 Opening hours:
                                                                 Facebook/CITsocieties                    meeting rooms, and canteen, in all CIT campuses, with a lot of the
 Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm
                                                                                                          collection viewable online at arts.cit.ie.
                                                                 Instagram/CITsocieties

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STUDENTS’ UNION                                                                                         INTERNATIONAL
 The Students’ Union (SU) is the voice of the students. It
 represents and defends students on matters including
 academic and welfare issues.

 There are three Sabbatical Officers - President, VP
                                                                                                         OFFICE
                                                                                                         CIT’s excellence in higher education is recognised
                                                                                                         worldwide, with close to 500 international students
 Education, and VP Welfare.                                                                              enrolled from over 50 different countries. We have over
                                                                                                         180 international institutional partners, and welcome
 The SU organises a programme of welfare and
                                                                                                         visiting staff and students from Europe, USA, Canada,
 entertainment events.
                                                                                                         Malaysia, India, the Middle East and Vietnam every year.
 The SU processes Student Leap Cards and sells college
                                                                                                         Internationalisation is central to CIT’s ambitions, and
 supplies including lab coats, safety googles and
                                                                                                         our vision is “to develop graduates as global citizens
 stationery at student friendly prices.
                                                                                                         who have the necessary abilities and confidence to live,
                                                                                                         work, achieve and participate fully in an international    Student Drop-In Hours
                                                                                                         environment”.                                              Monday to Friday
 Representational                                                                                                                                                   10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
 •    Officers are members of all CIT                                                                    CIT’s International Office provides end-to-end support     *These drop-in hours will operate
      committees including Governing Body                                                                to both incoming and outgoing students embarking           both online and where possible
 •    Class Rep System Management, Training and Awards                                                   on an international experience. Full degree or visiting    in person during the Covid-19
 •    Union Council Meetings (Class Reps)                                                                international students should contact the office for       restrictions.
 •    General Meetings                                                                                   assistance with opening bank accounts, immigration and
 •    Sparq at CIT (Students as partners in quality)                                                     applying for PPS numbers.                                  Contact Us
 •    NStEP (National Student Engagement Programme)                                                                                                                 Although our usual drop-in facility
                                                                                                         Students interested in studying abroad for a semester      is restricted under current public
                                                                                                         - whether in Europe through the Erasmus programme,         health advice, the International
                                                                                                         or in the USA and Canada through the study abroad          Office Team are available virtually
 Welfare Campaigns                    Entertainment                           Opening Hours                                                                         to answer any queries and support
                                                                                                         programme - should contact the international office
 •    Sexual Health Awareness         •    SU Freshers Week                   Monday to Friday                                                                      you through your international
                                                                                                         to learn about opportunities to study in our partner
 •    Mental Health                   •    CIT Rag Week                       10am - 4pm                                                                            experience, whether it be studying
                                                                                                         institutions across Europe, USA, Canada, Malaysia and
 •    Safety Week                     •    Live Gigs on Campus                                                                                                      at CIT or looking for an Erasmus or
                                                                                                         Vietnam, India and the Middle East.
 •    Exam De-Stress                  •    Regular night time events               021 4335270                                                                      Study Abroad experience. For any
                                      •    Eclectic Picnic                                                                                                          queries, or to set up an appointment
 Communication                        •    Student Race Day                        fiona.leddy@cit.ie                                                               to meet online or face to face, please
                                                                                                         •    https://international.cit.ie
                                      •    Pool Tables (Common Room)                                                                                                contact us through one of the email
 •    expliCIT                                                                     www.citsu.ie
                                                                                                         •    021 4335300                                           addresses relevant to you.
 •    Freshers Handbook               Services                                     1st Floor, Student
                                                                                                         •    General Queries: international@cit.ie
                                      •    Low cost college supplies               Centre, Bishopstown
 •    www.citsu.ie
                                      •    Student Leap Cards                      Campus                •    Non-EU Full Degree Students: international@cit.ie
 •    CITSU                           •    Grinds database
                                                                                                         •    Erasmus Students (incoming and outgoing):
 •    CITSU                                                                                                   erasmus@cit.ie
                                      Please note that many of our services
 •    cit_su                          and events may be restricted due to                                •    Study Abroad (incoming and outgoing):
 •    cit_su                          Covid-19 Regulations and to ensure                                      study.abroad@cit.ie
                                      the safety and wellbeing of students.
                                                                                                         •    Ground Floor, Administration Building,
                                                                                                              Bishopstown Campus
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IT SERVICES                                                                                         REPROGRAPHICS
  IT Services work to deliver many services and technologies to enhance
  your experience while in CIT. Below, you will find a summary of the IT
  services offered by CIT. We encourage students to regularly visit our IT
  Services support website www.mycit.ie/itsupport to keep up to date
  with our latest developments. IT Services provide:
                                                                                                      & CARD SERVICES
                                                                                                      The Reprographics and Card Services is
                                                                                                      located in Room S102 on the ground
                                                                                                      floor of the Student Centre, Bishopstown
                                                                                                      Campus.
                                                               PRINTING AND
                MYCIT EMAIL                                                                           This is a cash free facility - payment is
                                                              PHOTOCOPYING                            accepted by Student/ID Card only. The
                                                                                                      Student/ID Card acts as an electronic purse
                                                                                                      to which you can transfer funds by any of
SERVICE                                   VIRTUAL                                          WI-FI      the following:

 DESK                                    DESKTOPS                                       (eduroam)     •   Via Laser or Credit Card at
                                                                                                          www.mycit.ie/topup

                   USER                                        APPLICATIONS                           •   By clicking Card Topup on the mycit.ie
                                                                  (Canvas,
                 ACCOUNTS
                                                                                                          student portal or at any of the shops
                                                               Web4Student… )                             and restaurants within the Institute

                                                                                                      Services include
                                                                                                      •   New and replacement Smart Cards (ID Cards)
                                                                                                      •   Sale of manuals
         servicedesk@cit.ie (for answers to commonly asked IT questions or to log a support ticket)
                                                                                                      •   Binding documents
         www.mycit.ie/itsupport                                                                       •   Laminating
         Open Access - Opening Hours                                                                  •   Copying acetates                              REPROGRAPHICS
         Term Time                                                                                                                                      •   021 4335752 & 021 4335746
                                                                                                      •   Sale of paper and binding supplies
         Monday - Friday 8.30am – 9.45pm
         Saturday 9.00am – 4.45pm                                                                                                                       •   copy.centre@cit.ie
                                                                                                      Opening Hours		                                   •   Ground Floor, Student Centre,
         Non-Term Time                                                                                Monday to Thursday                                    Bishopstown Campus
         Monday - Thursday 9.30am – 4.30pm                                                            8.30am – 1.00pm & 1.30pm – 4.30pm
         Friday 9.30am – 1.00pm                                                                       Friday 8.30am – 1.00pm & 2.00pm – 4.30pm
                                                                                                                                                        CARD SERVICES
         Open Access Area – Located in the Berkley Centre, Bishopstown Campus
                                                                                                                                                        •   021 4335752 & 021 4335746
                                                                                                                                                        •   cardoffice@cit.ie
                                                                                                                                                        •   Ground Floor, Student Centre,
                                                                                                                                                            Bishopstown Campus

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THE CANVAS LEARNING                                                                      COVID-19
 MANAGEMENT SYSTEM                                                                        We have been working hard to prepare and
                                                                                          plan for the challenge of Covid-19 with a
                                                                                          commitment to providing a safe and healthy
                                                                                          environment for the return of staff and
                                 Canvas is the Institute’s Learning Management
                                                                                          students to our campuses for the academic
                                 System (also known as a Virtual Learning
                                                                                          year 2020/21.
                                 Environment) and sits at the heart of the Institute’s
                                 e-learning infrastructure.
                                                                                          We welcome you and wish you all the very
                                                                                          best for the year ahead.
                                 Canvas was originally chosen as the Institute’s
                                 Learning Management System because of its ease
                                 of use, so even if you’ve not tried it before it’s not
                                 difficult to find your way around.

                                 The system supports a number of important
                                                                                                          Face masks are
                                 online teaching and learning functions:                                                                          Avoid touching
                                 •    Assessment                                                          now mandatory
                                 •    Content/notes sharing                                                                                       your face
                                                                                                          in all campus
                                 •    Communication and collaboration
                                 •    Student management.                                                 buildings
                                 In addition to using Canvas on your desktop                                                                      Keep surfaces
                                 or laptop you can also access Canvas on your                             Please do not
                                 smartphone or tablet by downloading the Canvas                                                                   clean
                                 App.
                                                                                                          come to campus
                                                                                                          if you are unwell
                                 The system is also integrated with the Institute’s
                                 Student Record System meaning that every                                                                         Don’t shake
                                 module has its own area inside Canvas with all
                                 staff and students enrolled against it or given                                                                  hands or hug
                                 access to it based on the most up-to-date                                Wash your hands
                                 information.

                                 Canvas is managed by the Department of
                                 Technology Enhanced Learning – please visit their                                                                Keep a safe
                                 website for more information (https://tel.cit.ie).                       Cover mouth                             distance
                                 Canvas is available 24/7 for all CIT students via the
                                 help menu inside the Canvas system.
                                                                                                          if coughing or
                                                                                                          sneezing

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Bishopstown campus map
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bishopstown campus map
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                                                                             9   Berkeley Centre9.1                                  Ground Floor                    First Floor                          Ground Floor                                         First Floor                           13   G-Block
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                                                                                 Library     9.1                                                                                                                                                                                                     14   Melbourn
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     2   B-Block                                                                 IT Centre   9.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Examinations Centre,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Architecture Factory,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Disability Parking
                                                                                                                                                                     Common Room                                                                                                                          Human Resources Recruitment, Hincks Centre,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          IT Services, Research Office, Technology Enhanced Learning

                                        Rory Gallagher Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bike Parking
     3   C-Block                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Second Floor                          15   Nimbus Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                          International Office                                                                                                                                              Parking Barriers
                                    5   CREATE Building                                                                              Alumni Association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     16   Rubicon Centre
                                    6   E-Block
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Industry Liasion Office                                                                    17   Sports Stadium & Pitches                                          Bus Stops
         Food Court                                                                                                                                                  Second Floor                                                                                                                    18
                                    7   F-Block                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             P                                                               Restaurants

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Bus Routes Servicing CIT                                                                                                                                                                                        To Kent Station

                                   Blackpool
                                                                                                                                                                                         To Mayfield/Lotabeg
                                   Route 201 (North Orbital)                                                             Mardyke Gardens              Sheare St.
                                                                                    Mardyke Arena
                                                                                                                                          Route 208                                     Patrick Street
                             Blarney Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bus Station

                                                  Victoria                      Western Rd                                        Washington St.                      Courthouse                City Centre
             Sunday’s Well
                                                  Cross

                                                                                                                                                                                         Route 216
                                                                                                                                    River Lee Hotel                                                      South Mall
     Ballincollig               Eden Hall

              Route 232                                                            College Road             UCC                             CIT-CCAD
                                                               Route 205
            Parchment Sq.                                                                                                                                           St. Finbarr’s
                                                                                                                                                                    Cathedral
                                                                                                                                                                                                          CIT-CSM

                     Rossa                                                                                                                                  Cork
                                                                                                      Glasheen Rd          Glasheen Rd/
                    Avenue                                                                                                                                 Lough                                                           To Mahon
                                                                                                                           Magazine Rd
                                                  Route 208                                                                                                                         Route 208      Mayfield/Lotabeg to
                                                                                                           Route 216                                                                               Bishopstown via CUH

                                                       Wilton Rd                                                                                                                    Route 205      CIT to Kent Station
       CIT
       Main Campus                                                                                                                                                                  Route 216      Glasheen to Mahon
                                                                                             To Glasheen
                                                                                                                                                                                    Route 201      (North Orbital)

                                                                                                                                                                                    Route 219      (South Orbital)
     Curraheen Rd
                                                   CUH                                                                                                                              Route 232      Ballincollig to Parnell
                                                                                             Route 219 (South Orbital)                                                                             Place via Model Farm Rd.
                                                                 Sarsfield Rd

                                                                                                                                      Togher                       Mahon

                                                                                                                                                                                    CIT CAMPUS
                              Wilton Roundabout

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COUNSELLING                                                                                   MEDICAL CENTRE
 During your time at the Institute, you may      Opening hours (during Semester)               The Medical Centre is situated on the Bishopstown
 experience personal and emotional issues                                                      Campus. It is available to all registered full-time
                                                 Bishopstown Campus:
 that impact on your academic work and on                                                      CIT students including those in the CIT Cork
                                                 8.00am - 4.30pm weekdays Monday
 your overall student experience.                                                              School of Music, the CIT Crawford College of Art
                                                 - Thursday, 8.00am – 4.00pm Friday,
                                                 evening sessions 5.00pm - 8.00pm Tuesday,     & Design and the National Maritime College of
 The Counselling Service offers a                                                              Ireland. We are open to students during term time
                                                 Wednesday, and Thursday.
 confidential space for you to reflect and                                                     and provide a comprehensive range of services
 explore these issues without being judged,      CCAD Campus & CSM Campus:                     suitable for students’ needs.
 and to enable you to develop ways of            Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.00am -
 overcoming your difficulties.                   4.00pm during term. This Service is located
                                                 at CSM Union Quay.                            What the Medical Centre provides:
 The Counselling Service is a professional                                                     •   Medical attention to all registered full-time
 and confidential service which is available                                                                                                            Opening Hours for
                                                 NMCI Campus:                                      students.
 to all registered full time CIT students free                                                                                                          Bridge Medical Practice
                                                 Wednesdays 8am - 2pm. This service is         •   Appointments with Doctors and Nurses can
 of charge.                                                                                                                                             Monday - Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm
                                                 located at our NMCI campus. ​                     be arranged by phone only. Please do not
                                                                                                                                                        Monday - Friday 2.30pm - 5.00pm
                                                 https://www.nmci.ie/counselling-and-              present to the Medical Centre without an
 The service aims to provide opportunities                                                         appointment.
 to explore personal and social issues that      maritime-life-skills-training-programme ​                                                              Closed for lunch 1.00pm – 1.30pm
                                                                                               •   Specialist clinics including Asthma, Sexual
 hinder academic performance, to promote                                                           Health, Sports Injury and Vaccination.
                                                 How to make an appointment if you
 wellness and to enhance personal growth.                                                      •   A fee of €10.00 applies for all Doctor
 Our team provides a supportive and non-         are a CSM, CCAD or a Bishopstown                                                                       MTU Medical Centre phone lines:
                                                                                                   consultations including Telephone
 judgemental environment.                        based student:                                    consultations. Payment can be made by debit/         Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 4.00pm
                                                 •    021 4335772                                  visa card over the phone.                            Friday 9.00am - 12.30 pm
 Student Counselling is a specialist service                                                   •   Students in CIT Cork School of Music and             Closed for lunch 1.00pm - 1.30pm
 provided by professional counsellors who        •    counselling.admin@cit.ie
                                                                                                   CIT Crawford College of Art & Design have
 are experienced in working with students,       •    www.mycit.ie/counselling                     the opportunity to avail of the Grand Parade         Follow CIT Covid-19 guidelines,
 enabling them to cope with personal                                                               Medical Practice in the City Centre. Fee of          available on www.cit.ie and
                                                 •    2nd Floor, Student Centre,
 difficulties and issues.                                                                          €10 for doctor consultation. Tel: 021 2355784        www.mycit.ie/medical
                                                      Bishopstown Campus
                                                                                                   for appointment. Student ID card must be
 Counsellors can help with a wide range of                                                         presented at attendance.
 difficulties. Some of the common problems                                                     •   After hours, SouthDoc provides a Family              •    021- 4335780
 experienced by students include:                                                                  Doctor Service. Tel: 1850 335 999. This service      •    www.mycit.ie/medical
 •    Anxiety, depression, suicidal feelings                                                       operates at night and weekends. Students
 •    Homesickness, loneliness                                                                     who do not have a medical card have to pay
 •    Relationship problems                                                                        the appropriate fee for this service.
 •    Bereavement and loss                                                                     •   CIT is now offering students in the NMCI the
 •    Family issues and upsetting past                                                             opportunity to avail of the Bridge Medical
      experiences                                                                                  Practice, Carrigaline Primary Care Centre,
 •    Academic difficulties                                                                        Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 021 4372663 for
 •    Crisis and trauma                                                                            the same fee structure as the CIT Medical
 •    Sexual and cultural identity                                                                 Centre. Note: Students must ring and make
 •    Eating problems or habitual addictions                                                       an appointment in advance. Students must
 •    Life changes such as pregnancy and                                                           indicate, when they ring that they are an
      illness                                                                                      NMCI student.Students must produce their
                                                                                                   official CIT Student Card on arrival.

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ACCESS SERVICE
                                                                                                   Student Assistance Fund
                                                                                                   The Student Assistance Fund (SAF) provides
                                                                                                   financial support to students who are
                                                                                                   experiencing short or long-term financial
                                                                                                   difficulties while attending higher education.

                                                   different and individual needs. We can guide    What can I use it for?
 The Access Service is committed to widening       and support you to access your courses, and     The SAF is available to assist students with
 participation, increasing access and supporting   become a more independent learner. We           costs such as:
 positive educational outcomes for under-          work hard to ensure that the DSS is a place     •    Books and other class materials
 represented groups. We provide a range of         that you can go to in confidence to look for    •    Rent, heating and lighting bills
 supports for student groups including:            support and help.                               •    Food
 •    Students with disabilities                                                                   •    Essential travel
 •    Mature students                              The DSS is supported by the Fund for            •    In the case of student parents,              1916 Student Bursaries
 •    Students who experience socio-economic       Students with Disabilities which is an               childcare costs                              The purpose of this funding is to encourage
      disadvantage                                 objective of the Third Level Access -           •    Medical costs                                participation and success by students from
 •    Members of minority ethnic groups            co-funded by the Department of Education                                                          sections of society that are significantly
                                                   and Skills and the European Social Fund as                                                        under-represented in higher education due
                                                   part of the Programme for Employability,                                                          to socio-economic disadvantage. Seven
 Disability Support Service                        Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.        What costs are not covered?                       bursaries are available for CIT students. The
 The CIT Disability Support Service (DSS)                                                          Tuition fees, registration fees, student loan     bursaries are to the amount of €5,000 for
 welcomes any student to contact us if you need    Contacting the Disability                       repayments or any costs borne by your             each year of an undergraduate programme.
 some support due to your learning difference,     Support Service                                 institution are not covered by SAF.
 health condition or disability.                                                                                                                     Please go to www.cit.ie/access for
                                                   Email us at dss@cit.ie
                                                                                                                                                     information on the application process.
 You should apply to us if you need to access      Email is the quickest way of receiving a
 supports and reasonable accommodations            response from DSS staff as we may be busy       The Student Assistance Fund and the Fund          For more information on financial support
 in your studies and exams. CIT DSS offers a       meeting students when you call. Make sure       for Students with Disabilities is co-funded       please email student.assistance@cit.ie
 person-centred approach to providing support      to include your name, CIT student/CAO           by the Irish Government, the European
 to students, recognising that each student has    number in any emails.                           Social Fund and the YEI as part of the ESF
                                                                                                   Programme for Employability, Inclusion and
                                                   Check out our website: www.mycit.ie/dss
                                                                                                   Learning 2014-2020.                               Mature Students
                                                                                                                                                     The CIT Access Service provides a range of
                                                   HEAR Eligible Students                          Government Laptop Loan Scheme                     supports for full time undergraduate mature
                                                   If you are a HEAR (Higher Education Access      Funding has been allocated to CIT under           students. A specific online programme will
                                                   Route to Education) eligible student you may    this scheme. Applications can be made             be organised before the beginning of the
                                                   be entitled to additional post entry supports   through the Institute’s Student Assistance        academic year to allow mature students
                                                   at CIT. For more information visit:             Fund. Details for applying will be available      an opportunity to become familiar with
                                                   www.cit.ie/hear or email HEAR@cit.ie            at www.mycit.ie/saf from the middle of            CIT and learn about the supports available.
                                                                                                   September. Please refer to the website at         Throughout the year, the Mature Student
                                                                                                   this time and if you have any questions,          Officer is available to support students who
                                                                                                   please email student.assistance@cit.ie            may have queries, challenges, issues that
                                                                                                                                                     they need help with.

                                                                                                                                                     For more information please go to
                                                                                                                                                     www.cit.ie/maturestudent

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CAREERS                                                                 Going for a job
                                                                           interview?
                                                                        Book a practice
                                                                                                    FEES & GRANTS
                                                                          interview
 Open all year - On Campus & Online.                                                                Student Contribution Charge: €3,000                  Payment of Fees:
 The Careers Service is open all year-round and we offer free              session.                 This is an annual charge set by the Government
                                                                                                                                                         •   Students are notified of their fees
 advice and guidance for your personal and professional                                             for all full-time third level students. Students
                                                                                                                                                             by e-mail to their CIT student e-mail
 development. We work with full-time undergraduate and                                              can apply to Student Universal Support Ireland
                                                                                                                                                             account, therefore it is important
 postgraduate students, full-time graduates up to one year                                          (SUSI) for a grant. For information on Grants go
                                                                                                                                                             that students check their e-mail
 out and Springboard and Apprentice students.                                                       to www. susi.ie.
                                                                        How effective is                                                                     accounts regularly
 How can we help you?                                                     your CV?                  Union of Students of Ireland (USI) Levy: €7          •   To make payments, students should
 •    One-to-One Appointment with a Careers Advisor                                                 This Levy is not covered by a SUSI grant and             log on to the online payments
      – Book by email, careers@cit.ie or by phone: 021-                      Have it                must be paid before the start of Semester 1.             facility www.cit.ie/pay. You will
      4326232.                                                            reviewed for                                                                       need your student ID number
 •    Social Media – We are on it! Follow us on at least                                            If you have applied for a grant and are awaiting         (R000XXXXX), Date of birth and
                                                                            feedback.
      one platform: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter,                                         approval, you can apply to pay your fees in              your Debit/Credit card details
      to keep up-to-date on all things Careers. And… for a                                          monthly instalments. Simply click www.mycit.         •   A receipt will be sent to your CIT
      chance to win prizes in our regular competitions!                                             ie/susi, complete the form including your SUSI           email address
 •    Website – Useful info on jobs (full-time and part-                                            Reference Number and submit it as soon as
      time), advice on preparing for interview, What’s Next            Unsure about                 possible. Please read the terms and conditions
      guides for your degree and links to useful information           your future or               before submitting the form. If your grant            Payment Options:
      to help you towards your future, see: www.mycit.ie/                                           application is successful then any payments
      careers
                                                                     your course choice?                                                                 Payment can be made in full €3,007
                                                                                                    made will be refunded depending on the grant         before the start of Semester 1
 •    E-Learning – Complete our online CV, Interview                      Book a 1-1                awarded.                                             or
      & Linkedin courses, available to all CIT students on
      Canvas.
                                                                         appointment                                                                     Payment can be made in 2 instalments
                                                                         with a Careers                                                                  €1,507 before the start of Semester 1
 •    Drop-in Sessions & Careers Clinics – Daily drop-in
                                                                                                                                                         and €1,500 before the start of
      sessions – no appointment needed – available online                   Advisor                                                                      Semester 2
      & will resume on campus when it is safe to do so!
 •    Information & Noticeboards – When on campus,
      see our noticeboards on the Main Corridor & in the
      Careers waiting area for info on job ads, employer
                                                                    Careers &                                                                            Late Payment Penalties and Charges:
      visits, open workshops, etc.
                                                                                                                                                         •   Any outstanding Semester 1 fees
 •    Class Talks & Workshops – Develop your skills in              Employability Fair                                                                       will incur a 10% late payment fee
      college to improve your career prospects. Get practical
                                                                    The Careers Fair will                                                                •   Any outstanding Semester 2 fees
      help and advice!
                                                                    be held online on                                                                        will incur a 10% late payment fee
 •    Careers & Employability Fair – The 2020 Careers
                                                                    15th October 2020                                                                    •   Non Payment of fees will result in
      Fair will be held online on 15th October.
                                                                                                                                                             loss of access to IT Services
 •    Meet Employers – The Careers Service runs employer
      events on campus and online during the year – it’s
      a great chance to make contacts for internships and                                                                                                •    021 4335440
      graduate jobs!
 •    Joint Mentorship Programme – Apply to be paired           •      021 4326232                                                                       •    fees@cit.ie
      with a Mentor working in a job that interests you. All                                                                                             •    www.cit.ie/fees
                                                                •      careers@cit.ie
      year groups can apply! Application form on
      www.mycit.ie/careers.                                     •      www.mycit.ie/careers
                                                                •      2nd Floor, Student Centre,
 We look forward to meeting you!                                       Bishopstown Campus

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LIBRARY                                                                                           ACCOMMODATION
 The Library is the first port of call to access                                                   The Accommodation Office provides              A tenant is obliged not to engage in or to allow
 academic literature during your studies in CIT.                                                   a register of lodgings (digs), shared          any behaviour that may be deemed as “anti-
 Good use of library material ensures better                                                       housing and student apartments in the          social” behaviour.
 grades in exams, assignments and project work                                                     Bishopstown, city centre and Ringaskiddy
 throughout the year.                                                                              areas.                                         A guide to renting for students is available on
                                                                                                                                                  www.threshold.ie, who also offer free advice
 1.    You MUST HAVE your Student ID card                                                          In response to the current Academic            and in more serious cases a third party may
       to access the Library. You can also use                                                     Delivery Model for students, we now            need to intervene to take a case to the Private
       CSM, CCAD and NMCI libraries with your                                                      have rates for short-term stays in local       Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) www.prtb.ie
       Student ID card.                                                                            hotels, B&B’s and in our registered digs
                                                                                                   accommodation.                                 We are happy to discuss any problems or issues
 2.    Opening times vary so follow us on                                                                                                         students may have throughout the year and try
       Facebook https://www.facebook.com/                                                          Bookings for the student apartments            to resolve them in a reasonable manner. Please
                                                    Useful Information:
       CITlibraries/ and Twitter https://twitter.                                                  should be made directly with them and          refer to www.mycit.ie/accommodation for
                                                    •   Other CIT libraries are available at CIT
       com/CITLibrary to keep up-to-date with                                                      there is a list of these apartments on the     listings and further information.
                                                        Cork School of Music, CIT Crawford
       opening and closing times.                                                                  CIT website.
                                                        College of Art & Design, and
 3.    Inside you will find not only books, but         National Maritime College of Ireland.
                                                                                                   Students can phone, call into the office or    Opening Hours
       also study spaces, WIFI, student computers       Students of CIT have access to ALL of
                                                                                                   e-mail for up to date lists and information.   Monday to Friday 10am - 12.30 pm
       and photocopiers.                                these libraries.
                                                    •   Online Databases & E-books –                                                              and 1.30pm - 4pm
                                                                                                   Important Information
 4.    Keep an eye out for tours and classes on         Remember these are available 24/7
                                                                                                   •   Read any leases/agreements carefully
       offer throughout the year, which will show       off campus also!                                                                          •   021 4335750
                                                                                                   •   Check the property/apartment before
       you how to find lots more material online    •   Use Click and Collect to request
                                                                                                       signing                                    •   accommodation@cit.ie
       and tips to help you get better grades in        books in advance of coming to
                                                                                                   •   Ask for a copy of the lease/
       your assignments.                                campus.                                                                                   •   www.mycit.ie/accommodation
                                                                                                       agreement
                                                    •   Other useful resources available from
 5.    The staff are there to help you find what                                                   •   Request a receipt as proof of              •   1st Floor, Student Centre,
                                                        the library: Exam Papers, Careers
       you are looking for so please ask!                                                              payment                                        Bishopstown Campus
                                                        Section, Subject Guides, Wi-Fi,
                                                        Printers, Copiers, and of course,
                                                        the library staff who are happy to
                                                        support and advise students.
                                                    •   E-mail us at library.info@cit.ie with
 Check your local library for opening hours.            any queries you may have.
 Please see https://library.cit.ie/ for further     •   We are more than happy to show
 updates and local arrangements.                        you how to find what you need - our
                                                        staff are there to help you, just ask.
 Study spaces will be available throughout
 the day in 2 hour blocks and on a first
 come first serve basis.                            Opening hours outside of term
                                                    Monday - Friday 9.15am - 5.30pm

                                                    •    library.info@cit.ie
                                                    •    https://library.cit.ie/
                                                    •    Berkeley Centre,
                                                         Bishopstown Campus

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ADMISSIONS                                                                                       CHAPLAINCY
                                                         021 4335040                              The Chaplaincy in CIT offers a dynamic
 What Do Admissions Do?                                                                           range of activities and support services on
 •  Registrations | Applications | Deferrals |           admissions@cit.ie                        an all-inclusive multi-denominational and
    Transfers | Withdrawals                              www.mycit.ie/admissions                  lay basis.
 •  Change Contact | Change Address Details
 •  Stamping HSE & Social Protection Forms               Ground Floor, Administration Building,   The Chaplaincy is a dynamic presence in
 •  General Admissions Queries                           Bishopstown Campus                       CIT and cares for the Pastoral, Social and
                                                                                                  Spiritual needs of both Students and Staff
 Do You Need Letters Of Attendance?                                                               in a variety of ways including
                                                      Opening Hours
 Your own Departmental Secretary will provide                                                     •     Proactive presence at times of crisis,
                                                      First two weeks of Semester 1:
 you with these.                                                                                        illness and bereavement                     Full-time Chaplain - Fr Dave McAuliffe
                                                      Monday – Thursday 9.30am – 7pm,
                                                                                                  •     The provision of a pastoral counselling     •   021 4335754
                                                      Friday 9.30am -12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm
 What Can You Do If You Are Not Sure About                                                              bridge in support of professional
 Your Course Choice?                                                                                    counselling                                 •   dave.mcauliffe@cit.ie
                                                      During Term:
 It is not unusual to feel overwhelmed at times by                                                •     The promotion of cultural events for        •   D Corridor, D153, Bishopstown Campus
                                                      Monday – Thursday 9.30am – 4pm,
 all the adjustments you have to make when you                                                          the development of greater cultural
                                                      Friday 9.30am -12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm
 first go to college. These are normal transitional                                                     awareness among the national and            Coordinator Pastoral Care - Edel Kelly
 adjustments, but they can make some students                                                           international students on campus –
                                                      Outside Term:                                                                                 •   021 4335756
 feel very anxious and unable to cope at the start.                                                     sharing of food, song and dialogue
                                                      Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm
 One important thing to remember is that there is                                                 •     Weekly ‘Food Themed’ sessions               •   edel.kelly@cit.ie
                                                      & 2pm – 4pm
 no need to feel alone or unsupported. Staff are                                                        where students can engage in lively
 available at CIT to help you.                                                                          discussion, share ideas, or simply catch    •   1st Floor, Student Centre, Bishopstown
                                                                                                        up on the day’s news in a relaxed and           Campus
 Ask us about course transfer options, which                                                            ‘chilled-out’ space
 may be available to you during the first weeks of                                                •     Inter-faith dialogue and lively
 September.                                                                                             discussion on core beliefs and values
                                                                                                        among students of all faiths and none
 Remember to speak to someone so that any                                                         •     A shared sacred space on Campus –
 decision you make is an informed one. If you                                                           the Campus chapel for daily Liturgical
 decided to withdraw, then you must complete                                                            celebrations and prayer for Christian
 an online Course Withdrawal Form on                                                                    and Muslim Students and Staff – the
 www.mycit.ie/admissions.withdrawing                                                                    ‘Glenstal Experience’ for Staff – Annual
                                                                                                        ‘Mass of Remembrance’ for deceased
                                                                                                        Students, Staff, and deceased Parents
                                                                                                        and siblings of Staff and Students
                                                                                                  •     The provision and active support
                                                                                                        of a range of community-building
                                                                                                        projects with various student societies
                                                                                                        across the CIT campus including the
                                                                                                        International Students Society, ‘Da
                                                                                                        Sillyheads’, LGBTQI, Students’ Union,
                                                                                                        Music Society, Christian Union, Muslim
                                                                                                        Society, Anime Society, and Vincent de
                                                                                                        Paul Society

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EXAMS &                                                                                     STUDENT
 AWARDS OFFICE                                                                               DISCIPLINE
                                                                                             Institute Commitment                                   Students are required to adopt a responsible
                                                                                             Cork Institute of Technology is an academic            attitude to their studies in respect of lecturers,
 The Examinations & Awards Office website      Opening Hours & Contact                       institution catering at any time for large             practical classes or such other academic
 www.mycit.ie/examinations provides useful     Information:                                  numbers who occupy the building and grounds.           activities for which are timetabled. Students
 information on the following queries:         If you need additional information, you are   The Institute authorities are committed                must not engage in any behaviour which
                                               welcome to e-mail, phone, or call to the      to providing a safe, pleasant and friendly             may constitute inconvenience or nuisance to
 •    Final Semester Examination Timetables    Examinations & Awards Office as detailed      environment for all who occupy the building or         any persons(s) within or outside the Institute.
 •    Provision of Examination Supports once   below:                                        use its external environs for whatever reason.         Students are advised that as well as observing
      registered with the Disability Support                                                 The Institute is committed to fulfilling its mission   these general Institute-wide regulations they
      Service                                  •   e-mail exams@cit.ie for your queries      as an academic institution and complying with          are also bound to observe specific regulations
 •    Past Examination Papers                      regarding past exam papers, viewing       all its lawful obligations.                            attached to particular areas, activities and
 •    Viewing of Examination Scripts               exam scripts and autumn examination                                                              departments.
 •    Examination Result queries                   enrolment. 				                           Student Responsibility: Students are expected
 •    Autumn Examination Enrolment                 Tel: 021-4335381/5383/5385.               to conduct themselves in a manner consistent           It is advised that every student familiarise
 •    Conferring Ceremonies & Award            •   e-mail awards@cit.ie for all queries      with responsible behaviour towards other               themselves with the CIT Student Regulations.
      Parchments                                   regarding Conferrings & Award             persons and property within and outside the            Please visit www.mycit.ie/studentdiscipline to
 •    Examination Procedures & Regulations         Parchments. 				                          Institute campuses at all times.                       download a copy.
                                                   Tel: 021-4335381/5383/5385.

                                                                                             STUDENT
                                               •   e-mail examsmgt@cit.ie for queries
                                                   regarding Final End of Semester
                                                   Examination Timetables.
                                                   Tel: 021-433 5046/5047.

                                                                                             OMBUDSMAN
                                               •   e-mail examsdss@cit.ie for queries
                                                   regarding Exams Support for DSS
                                                   registered students.
                                                   Tel: 021-433 5090.

                                               Opening Hours
                                                                                             The purpose of the post of the Student                 To contact the Student Ombudsman,
                                               Monday to Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm &
                                                                                             Ombudsman is to advise and assist students             please visit the reception desk at the
                                               2pm – 4.30pm
                                                                                             with the resolution, in an informal manner, of         Students’ Union Office, 1st Floor, Student
                                                                                             difficulties, complaints or grievances involving       Centre, Bishopstown Campus.
                                               •    www.mycit.ie/examinations
                                                                                             staff, fellow students, services and others within
                                               •    Melbourn Building Exam Centre,           the CIT community.                                     •     021 4335880/087 3840691
                                                    Bishopstown Campus
                                                                                             Further information is available in the Student        •     student.ombudsman@cit.ie
                                                                                             Grievance Procedure section www.mycit.ie/              •     www.mycit.ie/studentombudsman
                                                                                             studentombudsman

                                                                                             The Student Ombudsman welcomes enquires
                                                                                             from students. All enquires to the Student
                                                                                             Ombudsman will remain confidential, except in
                                                                                             cases of serious threat to life or property.
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STUDENT CAMPUS
 LIAISON
 As a member of the Student Services Team,
 the Campus Liaison Officer works in a flexible,
 proactive manner, to ensure the effective
 delivery of student advice services.

 The purpose of the Post

 •    Recruitment and support Student Leaders

 •    To liaise effectively with Satellite campuses
      to promote the college and effect
      successful transitions for students

 •    To provide information and guidance to
      groups about the support services available

 •    To support the effective admission of           If you have any queries regarding Student
      students.                                       services and supports i.e. (Counselling,
                                                      Sports, Societies, Accommodation,
 •    To provide impartial guidance to individuals    Careers, Students’ Union, Access Office,
                                                      Chaplaincy, Student Assistance Fund etc.)
 •    To act as a source of continuity on campus      please call into Yvonne to discuss.
      and maintain a rapport within their college
                                                      You can also contact Yvonne
                                                      •   021 4326149
                                                      •   yvonne.mackey@cit.ie
                                                      •   S212, Gallery Area, Student Centre,
                                                          Bishopstown Campus

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Cork Institute of Technology incorporating CIT Cork School of Music /
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design / National Maritime College of Ireland
Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland Tel: 021 4326100
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