Student Supports

Welcome to MISU

Giving you a voice, helping you to use it, enriching your college experience

Support is provided for many issues, such as:

 

  • Stress, Panic/anxiety attacks
  • Eating disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Exam stress
  • Depression
  • Sexual/emotional/physical abuse
  • Bullying and many others

 

The counsellor is there for students who would like to talk in an informal, relaxed setting. This service is confidential.

 

Contact Fiona to set up an appointment This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

College GP

Dr. Liam Collins, Fianna Road Thurles

Call:

0504 21155

 

Opening Hours:

 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09.00 - 12.00 & 15.00 - 16.45
Wednesday 09.00 – 11.15 (another doctor will be on call on Wednesday afternoon)

Fees: 

MIC Medical visits cost €10

Covid-19 advice and enquiries:

 Any student who is unwell with respiratory symptoms (cough, fever or shortness of breath) should not come to college. Stay at home.
Any student who has been a close contact of a probable or confirmed case of Covid 19 must stay at home.
Contact your own GP or MIC Covid Nurse (Call 086 0664920 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr. Liam Collins (0504 21155)  for advice.
Advice is also available on the HPSC website.

 

Out of hours service (weekends and after 6pm)

Students who need to see a doctor out of hours (after 6pm and at weekends) should contact Shannon Doc on 1850 212 999
Students who need urgent medical attention should proceed to the Casualty Department at South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel which provides 24-hour cover. Contact 052 6177000.
In the event of a medical emergency out-of-hours, please contact 999 and ask for ambulance services.

Support is provided for many issues, such as:

 

  • Stress, Panic/anxiety attacks
  • Eating disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Exam stress
  • Depression
  • Sexual/emotional/physical abuse
  • Bullying and many others

 

The counsellor is there for students who would like to talk in an informal, relaxed setting. This service is confidential.

 

Contact Fiona to set up an appointment; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

The ALC is a service for students who are seeking advice or help on any aspect of learning at MIC

Due to Covid-19, the ALC is available for online and remote support only.

Located: 203 and 204.

 

Contact:

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Gaeilge Support Thurles is also available on Mondays. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment.

To make an appointment for the Maths Support Unit, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Examples of services offered include:

• Tips on essay writing i.e. layout and referencing.
• Tips and guidance on time management (so you’re not spending your day on Facebook).
• General advice on completing assignments like how to put together a presentation for class etc.
• You can also hand in an essay to them for a second opinion before you submit it (provided you allow a few days before the actual due date).

The ALC provide information and resources to assist you with aspects of assignments, referencing and academic writing. See here for resources, as well as a Zoom Q&A facilitated by Dr. Paul O'Brien from the Limerick campus ALC.

Updated for Semester 2, during Level 5 restrictions

Location:                        T.3.07

Opening Hours:              9am -12pm (Reception service for referrals)

                                     The Covid-19 Nurse is available on campus 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

 

Call:                                061 204343

                                       For Covid-19 queries, call Bernie on 086 0664917 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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College Nurses:

Annmaree McCarthy
Helen O’Dea

 

Operation of Medical Centre (following Covid-19 guidelines)


1. Students will be required to phone the Medical Centre with any queries they have. The Receptionist is available 9am to 12pm Monday to Friday. As there is no doctor on campus at the moment, if you need to visit a doctor, you may be referred to Ashdown Medical Centre at this stage. If you are referred, your consultation with Ashdown will cost €10, the MIC student rate.

2. Covid-19 queries may be referred to the Covid Nurse.

 

Covid 19 Advice

Any student who is unwell with respiratory symptoms (cough, fever or shortness of breath) should not come to college. Stay at home.
Any student who has been a close contact of a probable or confirmed case of Covid 19 must stay at home.
Contact your own GP or MIC Covid Nurse (call 086 0664917 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ashdown Medical Centre (call 061 301200) for advice.
Advice is also available on the HPSC website.

 

Weekend and After Hours

Weekend and after hours cover is not provided by the MIC Medical Centre and students who need medical treatment during such periods should proceed to their own G.P.

 

Out of hours

Shannondoc - 1850 212 999   The cost of this service is not covered by MIC

Students who need urgent medical treatment should proceed to the A&E Dept. at Limerick Regional Hospital. In the event of a medical emergency out-of-hours, please contact 999 and ask for ambulance services.

 

International Students

International Students need their European Health Insurance Card when attending the Medical Centre.