University College Dublin
On this page you will find helpful resources and supports available at University College Dublin.
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1. Student IT Services
G Suite for Education: Core educational technology that all UCD staff and students have access to. Includes Google Chat, Google Calendar (syncs with UCD Timetable), Google Drive, Google + etc.
UCD Mail: Email account provided to all students and staff.
Content Management System (CMS): Allows students to easily create, manage and publish websites.
UCD Connect: Platform which provides access to a wide range of university services and information.
UCD Mobile App: Provides access to a range of services and information including an interactive map of campus.
2. Research Computing
UCD provides High Performance Computing through Sonic HPC, Matlab and RStudio Pro Server (currently being piloted in UCD).
3. IT Security
UCD has made numerous resources available to ensure you stay safe online. There are UCD Top Security Tips, a Protect Your Identity information video and a help desk available for IT security incidents. UCD Students also have free access to Sophos anti-virus software.
4. Educational Technologies
Brightspace (VLE) used by UCD: Discover Brightspace section with videos and tips on how to use the VLE. The Student Guide to Brightspace is a recorded lecture which also provides guidance on getting to grips with UCD’s VLE.
Collaborate Ultra (Virtual classroom): Integrated with the UCD VLE.
Media Creation Service: Audio Creation, Video Production and Editing Facility.
Multimedia Hosting (HEAnet): Hosting and Streaming service.
Capture Booth: A dedicated space to record content.
5. Digital Deals for Staff and Students
Microsoft Office 365 free for all UCD students.
10% discount from Dell with your UCD email address.
Sophos anti-virus software available to download for free.
Discounts and offers on technological products and services available from HEANet.
Student Software Applications
Office 365:Including software such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint.
Apps Anywhere: this provides staff and students access to a selection of academic application software for academic use.
Software Downloads: A service from UCD It Services that provides staff and students access to a library of software applications and utilities licensed by UCD.
6. Student Training
This guide is designed to introduce the key IT services available at UCD. There is also Microsoft Office Online Training (courses provided by IT Services using GMetrix LearnKey software).
Series of interactive tutorials and videos on a variety of subject from how to use the library to referencing and plagiarism.
8. UCD Careers Network
This is an online portal for students which posts relevant job vacancies, upcoming careers event and allows students to book appointments for career services (CV/ Cover Letter review).
The Enhancing Digital Teaching & Learning Project is based at the
Irish Universities Association
48 Merrion Square
Dublin, D02 PK02
+353 (1) 676 4948 email@example.com