Academic Support

Academic Support is available to all students on campus and online. These appointments are one-to-one and are 40 minutes in duration.

On the day and time of your appointment either, arrive to the Learning Hub for your appointment or click the Teams link sent in the confirmation email.

**Please be advised that all academic support appointments will only be available online through Microsoft Teams from

Monday 11th January - Friday 29th January inclusive.**

Online Appointments

If you wish to have your appointment online, once booked, you'll receive a confirmation email with the Teams link. If you don't wish to have your appointment online, just come to the Learning Hub at the day and time of your appointment.

Academic Support Staff Members & Subject Specialisms

Susan Clarke

Coordinator of Academic Support

Music PerformanceMusic Theory & PracticeMusic Industry StudiesEthnomusicology

Johanna Dawe


CommunicationsWork ExperienceResearch Study SkillsEnglish LiteraturePhilosophy

Sarah Duff

Business & IT

Tourism Information & Administration, Tourism Principles & Practice Cabin Crew OperationsRFTO General IntroductionMarketing PracticeFinancial ServicesBusiness Administration & Skills Advertising

Sheila Fagan


Social StudiesCommunity Addiction StudiesNutritionIntercultural Studies

Maria Gargan


Child Health & WellbeingCreative Arts for Early ChildhoodApproaches to Early Childhood EducationEarly Care and Education PracticeCommunications Level 6Work Experience Level 6

Eileen Gilmore

Business & IT

Spreadsheet MethodsInformation & AdministrationPayrollGlobal Distribution SystemsBook KeepingWord ProcessingText Production

Catherine Hayden

Pre-University Science

MicrobiologyAnatomy & PhysiologyBiology

Geraldine Lane

Business & IT

Image ProcessingDigital PhotographyComputer Illustrated GraphicsMultimedia AuthoringComputer Systems HardwareWeb AuthoringDesktop Publishing

Alexsandra Kulikowska

All Departments

Word ProcessingSafety & Health

Maria McDonnell

Business & IT

Word Processing Audio TranscriptioneBusiness StudiesOperating SystemsSpreadsheet MethodsInformation & Communication Systems

Fiona Monahan

Business & IT

CommunicationsWork ExperienceStart Your Own BusinessTaxationBusiness AdministrationRetail SellingEntrepreneurial SkillsBusiness Management

Cliona Murphy

Vocational & Healthcare

Exercise & FitnessHuman Growth & DevelopmentNutritionGaelic Football Coaching

Shauna O'Brien

General & Vocational

Word ProcessingSafety & HealthHairdressing Theory and PracticeHairdressing Science Creative Styling

Orla O'Dea

Pre-University & General

Research Skills for JournalismWriting Skills for JournalismTechnical Skills for JournalismCommunications & Work ExperienceEnglish LiteratureArchaeologyLocal HistoryFolklore & Ethnology

Shane Woods

Pre-University & Healthcare

Legal Practice & Procedures Conflict ResolutionCriminal LawFamily LawBusiness Law Social Studies

About this website

This website will be home to a variety of academic support resources for Dunboyne College students.

Over the course of the year, the Academic Support team will give workshops in the following areas:

  • How to read an assignment brief

  • How to use Moodle, Office and OneDrive to assist in your studies

  • How to research and reference in your assignments

  • How to approach academic writing

  • Approaches to help you with time management

  • Exam study skills

You will receive announcements from Moodle about each of these resources as they become available. This website will be added to throughout the year as well, to provide step by step guides and extra help in all of these key areas and more.