Hey there! I’m Dale – your Education Officer! If you’re having any academic issues ranging from failing examinations, to wanting to transfer course, to difficulty with studying I’m here to help you out.
I also manage the class representatives and if you’re interested in running for a position in the Union you should give me a shout! I represent you guys on college meetings and lobby for student interests. I have dale-y office hours where I’m available for a chat but don’t hesitate to contact me via email or mobile either!
1. Meeting with schools about student partnership
2. Updating and reform the election system
3. Formulating a placement support guide for health-science students
4. Dealing with caseload in relation to repeats/transfers/susi/admissions
5. Beginning the implementation phase of the Trinity Education Project
6. Organize class rep training/electoral commission training/school convenor training
7. Attending Dundee for SPARQ’s teaching course
Studying abroad is a fantastic opportunity to live and study somewhere that you may never get the chance to do again. Know your options and the requirements well in advance as it can have an affect on your degree if you miss pre-requists.
Find all information here: https://www.tcd.ie/study/non-eu/study-abroad/from-trinity/
Summer examination session will be from the 3rd to the 27th of May – you're expected to be around to have an exam at any point through those weeks, you may have exams before this session if your School has to have an exam out of this session.
Supplemental exams 2016 – Monday 29th August to 9th of September.
There is no fee to do supplementals but not all courses allow them in every year – if you're unsure check your course handbook which should be available on your Course website.
Special exams – only given under exceptional circumstances and you will have to appeal to get them - check the criteria here - you will also need supporting evidence which is explained in the document: https://www.tcd.ie/Senior_Tutor/tutors/appeals/
If you ever need to appeal a grade or need to apply for special exams please contact your tutor – the education officer can give you information and support also, but your tutor will be the one submitting your appeal.
Have your tutors number saved in your phone at exam time – miss an exam for any reason you need to call them ASAP – https://www.tcd.ie/undergraduate-studies/assets/documents/EvidenceofadmisAppeal%2027-01-16%20(1).pdf
IF YOU FEEL ILL DURING AN EXAM TELL THE INVIGULATOR ASAP – read through the guidelines for documentation you will need to appeal and learn about the process now before you go through it.