UCD Management: Not Economically Viable to Hire More Counselling Staff

Posted in Governance and administration on July 13th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Minutes from a meeting of the University Management Team (UMT) last February states that the UCD Counselling Service must partially out-source services to cope with demand and that it is not economically viable to hire more staff to cope with excess demand during peak months. The College Tribune has obtained minutes from a UMT meeting held on the 18th of February describing a need to sub-contract services during peak counselling periods …” (more)

[Emma Hanrahan, College Tribune, 13 July]

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Surge in demand for counselling at UCC

Posted in Governance and administration on July 4th, 2018 by steve

“The number of students seeking counselling services in University College Cork has been increasing yearly by 10% to 15% for the past several years, according to one of its counsellors. Over the 2016/2017 term, a total of 1,351 students sought individual counselling sessions with Student Counselling and Development …” (more)

[Darragh Bermingham, Evening Echo, 3 July]

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