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Now that you have started college, it is time to get acclimatised and organised for study. This list should help you on your way!

  • Set Yourself Up For Success
    Getting a good degree is going to involve some hard work, by starting your study routine early you will find getting to grips with college coursework earlier. Keep an eye open for the Academic Success Coaching events that will be held throughout the college year for more tips on studying at third level. 
  • Maximise On Your Studies
    Make use of what the ALC (Academic Learning Centre) or Academic Success Coaching has to offer.
  • Use The Library
    From study spaces to past exam papers, ebooks to online databases... the Library offers so much more than just books.
  • Get Familiar With Your Timetable
    Access your timetable and check it regularly to find out where you are supposed to be. Unfortunately during the first few weeks of the semester timetables can change so it's alway best to check until things settle down.
  • Printing and Photocopying
    There are a number of printing and photocopying facilities throughout MTU campuses. Follow this step by step guide on how to start printing.
  • Get Involved
    There is more to college than studying, join a Sports Club or Society to meet new people while doing something fun.
  • Think Long Term
    Chatting with the Careers Service will allow you to set long term goals, remember coming to college is the beginning of your career.
  • What's Available To You
    There are many Student Services which you can avail of as an MTU student. Check them out, they are really useful!

If you have any questions be sure to drop by a Just Ask! desk and ask a Good Start Ambassador, we are here to help you settle in.

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