If you are uncertain about any aspect of academic integrity, you can ask your lecturer, course director or supervisor for guidance. Your course handbook will contain information about the preferred citation style for your programme.
All registered undergraduate students are allocated a tutor when starting in College. Your tutor is a member of the academic staff who is appointed to look after the general welfare and developments of all students in his/her care.
You can contact your tutor about anything and they will either offer advice or will refer you to a more appropriate colleague in College.
Trinity’s Postgraduate Advisory Service (PAS) provides support on any matter that may impact upon your time as a postgraduate at Trinity. Some of the most common issues students come to PAS to discuss include: study-related stress or worry; concerns about academic progress; supervisor-relationship concerns; extensions and going off-books; queries regarding regulations and academic appeals; bullying; plagiarism and disciplinary cases.
The Library’s Teaching and Research Support team offers information literacy classes to help you find, evaluate and apply information for your assignments and research projects. These will be organised by your lecturer or you can attend one of the citing and referencing classes delivered as part of the Library HITS programme (open to all students). Every student has a dedicated Subject Librarian with whom you can arrange an appointment for support with academic integrity.
Student Learning Development (SLD) offer a range of services including individual appointments, workshops and skills events. You can contact SLD for support in developing your skills in areas such as academic writing, self and time management, exam and assessment skills for PG and UG students. They have an annual workshop programme and offer appointments all year round.
The Academic Writing Centre in Trinity College Dublin is run by Student Learning Development. The centre offers appointments to all students to help you develop your academic writing skills including academic integrity.
Trinity Counselling Service offers free, confidential and non-judgemental support to registered students of Trinity College Dublin. If you are experiencing personal and/or academic concerns please get in touch.
Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) supports students who enter Trinity College Dublin through the HEAR scheme, the Foundation Course, or other University Access Routes linked with TCD. TAP aims to support individuals from under-represented areas to reach their full educational potential.