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Drop-In Clinic

Improve your learning and study skills, improve your results and become a better student!

Book an online 'drop-in' appointment at our Study Skills Drop-in Clinic. These are short, informative appointments, run by experienced Trinity lecturer, Dr. Alan Tuffery who provides study skills advice including help with topics such as:

  • Planning and writing your essays
  • Preparing and delivering better exam answers
  • Writing your thesis or dissertation
  • Managing your time
  • Note-taking
  • Any other academic study issues you are facing

This service is free and confidential and is available during term time on Tuesday afternoon.

What should I expect?

A drop-in normally lasts 10-15 minutes. In this time, you will be able to discuss your needs and receive advice, resources and make an individual appointment if necessary.

Technical & Logistical Information

Individual appointments are hosted using MSTeams. We recommend using Google Chrome to open the MSTeams video meeting link.

As we may share files and resources during these sessions it is advisable to join from your PC or Mac. A Wifi connection is also recommended. Audio is essential, video is also recommended.

You will receive a confirmation email when you book your appointment. Please click on the 'Join Teams' button above to attend your session online at the appointed time with your SLD Advisor. You will receive a reminder email 2 hours before your scheduled appointment.

If you experience problems joining, please contact


If you cannot attend your session please remember to cancel, this is so other students can avail of the booking slot. You can email or manage your appointment via the link in your booking confirmation email.