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Who we are

We are experienced, friendly and approachable professionals with combined qualifications and backgrounds in psychology, counselling, coaching and career guidance. We have years of experience working with students and understand the challenges you may encounter. To book a coaching session with Joe or Louise please click here.

here FOR you

If you would like to talk about how you’re finding your course, identify strong goals, come up with solutions that are right for you, please make contact with us to arrange a session. Together we can figure out how to develop a realistic plan that works for you. Book your session here


Academic Success Coaching, in CIT, aims to support your successful progression towards your degree whether you are in First Year, Second, Third or Fourth Year.

Academic Success Coaching partners with you to:

  • build on your experiences of learning to reach your potential.
  • develop strategies and skills to improve your academic performance.
  • identify your academic goals and challenges.

Our sessions with students often involve:

  • Self-awareness facilitating conversations so you can identify your goals, motivation, strengths and purpose
  • Time-management techniques - how to balance study with other responsibilities such as work, sporting commitments etc.
  • Study strategies and skills - how to study effectively and take useful notes
  • Exploring organisational skills
  • General moral support and reassurance
  • Identifying and linking you to other useful CIT resources and/or supports

Academic Success Coaching is free and open to all students… so it is for you! You can book a session here. 

The International Coach Federation defines coaching as ‘partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximise their personal and professional potential’  (ICF, 2012).

The European Mentoring and Coaching Council defines coaching (and mentoring) as ‘activities within the area of professional and personal development…to help clients…see and test alternative ways for improvement of competence, decision making and enhancement of quality of life…with the purpose of serving the clients to improve their performance or enhance their personal development or both…’  (EMCC, 2011).


  • Reaching 1st Year Students

    In the academic year 2017.2018, Academic Success Coaches interacted with over 1,200 students in their 1st 6 weeks of college.

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  • Transitioning to Third Level

    In the academic year 2017.2018, Academic Success Coaches ran 33 workshops helping students transition to third level learning.

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