The Scarlet ‘L’: How To Survive And Thrive As A Learner Driver

Imagine, if you will, the following scenario: It’s 8:38 on a Monday morning, and having completed your final driving lesson on the previous Friday morning, you’re embarking (despite your mother’s best wishes) on your very first independently driven journey to college. With your driving test only a matter of weeks away, the days of extortionately…

Skills Centre is here to help

The Skills Centre is a unique space designed to help all students maximize their potential here at UCC. It offers a wide and varied programme that can be booked through its website, skillscentre.ucc.ie. The sessions are designed to develop study skills and writing skills that help enhance your learning and communication. Some of our most…

Common Disorders and How to Find Them

When you’re mentally ill, people seem to think that you should know something is wrong, but that’s the nature of the beast; you might know something isn’t right, but that doesn’t mean you know what’s wrong either. It’s tough when your mind hates you; bad friends you can drop, you can leave your abusive ex-boy/girlfriend…

The Lowdown on the J1

Summer is slowly approaching, and if you’re thinking about participating in the J1 programme, I’m telling you book it now. I experienced the J1 last year, and I am again partaking this year with the new system. I’m going to highlight here the main dos and don’ts in my eyes in relation to the J1,…