Student Support Services

The following services are available to students of NCAD:

Medical Support Services

Medical Services are provided on NCAD's campus at the following times: 

Tuesdays              2pm to 4.30pm            Doctor (Female)

Wesnesdays         9am to 11.30pm          Advanced Nurse 

Fridays                 9.30 to 12pm                Doctor (Male) 

Please consult NCAD Reception on 01 636 4200 to make an appointment.

There is a €10 charge to see the doctor or nurse. This charge must be paid in full by card at Reception before an appointment will be confirmed. Receipts will be issued. Students who receive an Access Grant are exempt from this charge. The €10 fee is waived if it is a repeat consultation within two weeks for the same condition. 

The Doctor is located on the second floor in Harry Clarke House (Tuesday & Friday). On Wednesday the Advanced Nurse is located at the Latham Medical Practice, Thomas Court Primary Care Centre, 1 St. Catherines Lane West, Dublin 8 (Beside St. Catherines Church).  Please note that the “Pharmacy”, across the road from the main entrance, offers a 10% discount on prescriptions to all students of the College. 

Student Counsellor

The NCAD Student Counselling Service is a confidential and free service for students of the College and is staffed by a professionally qualified psychologist and counsellor. The service offers support, counseling and psychotherapy for students who may be experiencing personal difficulties. Ms Linda Mackin attends the College during on Monday - Thursday from 10.30am - 4.00pm.

The Counsellor may be contacted by email at counsellor(@)staff.ncad.ie or by text: 087-951 9819.  The Counsellor is located on the second floor in Harry Clarke House.

Careers Advisory Service

The Careers Advisory Service provides careers advice to students throughout their course, and in particular to students in their final year or pursuing postgraduate studies. The objective of the service is to provide up-to-date information and advice for students on matters relating to career choice, postgraduate studies and employment. A core element of the service is the individual career guidance interview. The aim of this interview is to help the student evaluate and explore the range of career options available. The interview is conducted in a relaxed non-directive and confidential atmosphere; it focuses on the needs of the student and the careers advisor engages the student in setting the agenda and determining the outcome.

The Careers Advisory Service also provides the following:

• Information on postgraduate courses.
• C.V. compilation
• Cover letter preparation
• Interview techniques
• Presentation skills
• Job vacancy information
• Summer vacation work

Please contact Reception for appointments on 01 636 4200.

Careers Information material is available here.

Job Opportunities are advertised weekly here.

Jacyntha McManus Cleary, Ext. 4313, is the careers advisor and attends the College from Monday to Thursday, 8am to 1.15pm from the 1st September to the end of June.

Niteline – FREEPHONE 1800 793 793

Niteline is a confidential student helpline that is run by and for students in Trinity, UCD, the Royal College of Surgeons, and NCAD. Service runs ever night
from 9.00pm – 2.30am - during term time only. www.niteline.ie